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    Q&A: Bill Proctor, nexAir

    2020-05-01T05:00:00Z

    Founded in 1940, nexAir serves as one of the largest privately-owned suppliers of high-quality industrial, specialty, medical and bulk gases, dry ice, welding equipment, welding supplies, and medical equipment in the US.

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    A data centric approach to smarter routing and logistics

    2020-05-01T05:00:00Z

    Making smart logistical decisions requires the convergence of agile software platforms, rich sources of operational data, and use of smartphone mobile devices to maximize bottom line results.

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    Weldcoa expands training services

    2020-04-01T05:00:00Z

    Weldcoa is hosting a series of training events through 2020, which began with the opportunity to develop a skill sets in specialty gas filling through classroom and hands-on instruction earlier this month.

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    How industry restructuring is impacting transportation

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    KAG Merchant Gas, formally comprised of Cryogenic Transportation LLC and Jack B. Kelley LLC, has the largest for-hire cryogenic trailer fleet in the industry. With its vast network of facilities and terminals throughout North America, the company is committed to meeting the transportation needs of its industrial gas (IG) industry ...

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    GAWDA Spring Management Conference preview

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Over six hundred Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) members are expected to gather in Austin, Texas, next month for the 2020 Spring Management Conference (SMC).

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    Welding hardgoods and gases revenue expected to improve through 2020

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Welding growth is expected to improve in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 with reacceleration this year, according to the latest Baird/gasworld Q4 2019 Welding and Industrial Gas Survey and Fabrication Channel Checks.

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    CGA 107th Annual Meeting preview

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) will hold our 107th Annual Meeting at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel in the heart of New Orleans’ vibrant and historic French Quarter on April 26-29. We invite all employees of CGA member companies to join us for this one-of-a-kind event.

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    Weldcoa expands training services

    2020-03-02T09:34:00Z

    Weldcoa is hosting a series of training events through 2020, beginning with the opportunity to develop a skill sets in specialty gas filling through classroom and hands-on instruction.

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    California distributor changes name

    2020-02-06T10:39:00Z

    Encore Welding and Industrial Supply, LLC has renamed itself Encore Gas Supply as part of the California-based distributor’s “mission for the future”.

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    Driver shortage: The white line as life line

    2020-02-03T11:52:00Z

    As Merle Haggard sings in Moving On, “The white line is the life line to a nation. And men like Will and Sonny make it move.” Today, over 70% of all freight tonnage in the US is transported over our nation’s highways making the ‘white line’ more important than ever. ...

  • Argon HERO at S.J. Smith’s Davenport location
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    Making a HERO

    2020-02-03T11:57:00Z

    The Argon HERO – new to market in 2020 – is attracting interest in the industry with its claims to save costs by preventing the loss of argon during transfer from bulk tanks to microbulk delivery systems such as Chart’s Orca™.

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    Improving efficiency, production and storage

    2020-02-03T13:09:00Z

    Solutionwerks offers advice for better operations at cryogenic and adsorption air separation plants, part 1. 

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    Lincoln Electric to expand consumables range

    2020-01-29T09:33:00Z

    Lincoln Electric® has revealed it’s trying to ‘take the hard out of hardfacing’ with an expansion of its hardfacing consumables product line.

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    NorTECH not only sells, but educates

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Norco looks to foster relationships at center for latest robotic and welding equipment, writes Nick Parkinson.

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    IWDC Annual PurityPlus® Annual Meeting preview

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Members, industry experts and approved vendors of the IWDC PurityPlus® program will converge at the Wild Dunes Resort in beautiful Isle of Palms, South Carolina for the Annual PurityPlus® Meeting on February 4-6.

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    Computers Unlimited Users Group recap

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Computers Unlimited, developers of TIMS Software, hosted its annual Users Group Conference in September, creating an opportunity for up-and-coming gas distributor talent to experience TIMS Software and to network with both new and veteran users along with industry related vendors.

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    Hardgoods and gases sales slow in Q3

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Sales of hardgoods and gases fell in third quarter of 2019, according to the Baird/gasworld Q3 2019 Welding and Industrial Gas Survey and Fabrication Channel Checks.

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    Fabtech 2019 returns to Chicago

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating and finishing event, Fabtech, will return to the city of Chicago, Illinois, on November 11-14.

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    Absolute Air breaks ground in Faribault, MN

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Absolute Air, LLC broke ground in Faribault, about 50 miles south of Minneapolis on September 19, executing on their announced plans to build a merchant air separation plant (ASP) in the Minneapolis metropolitan area to serve its partners and customers. The plant is expected to be producing gases by early ...

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    2020 Vision

    2019-10-01T05:00:00Z

    gasworld News Journalist Molly Burgess speaks to Abydee Butler Moore to discuss her new tenure as GAWDA President.