Agnes H. Baker

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    From welding supplies to biotech

    2019-06-03T15:24:00

    In 1949, when Joseph Martin Sr. and his associate Tom Qualey set up shop as Middlesex Welding Supply, their location in Everett, Massachusetts, was at the center of metropolitan Boston’s thriving metal fab, manufacturing, and shipbuilding industries.

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    Extending important preservation times

    2019-06-03T15:02:00

    In the heart of Boston’s busy biomedical hub is the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine (MGH-CEM), a relatively young enterprise affiliated with some the area’s premier research institutions, including MGH, the Shriners Hospitals for Children, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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    The impact of helium shortages on critical research

    2019-06-03T14:32:00

    Scientists in the US are concerned about helium supply and its impact on the progress of important cryogenic research projects and medical applications.

  • Green CO2 truck
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    An innovative way to move molecules more efficiently

    2019-05-06T06:00:00

    What do you do when you see an inefficient operation? If you are Dan Schneider, Mike Schutte, and Brett Schutte, you invent a better system and then develop an entire company around it.

  • Developing technology for a carbon-neutral world
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    Developing technology for a carbon-neutral world

    2019-05-06T06:00:00

    Writing for the journal Science (sciencemag.org) in 2009, Professor David W. Keith observed: “Over the long run, the ability to remove CO2 from the air should be viewed as an essential tool in our kit for managing carbon-climate risks. We therefore need, at the minimum, a serious long-term exploratory research ...

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    The AWISCO Trade Show

    2019-05-06T05:00:00

    One of New York State’s leading industrial gas and welding supply distributors believes in the power of demonstration.

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    Advances in hydrogen

    2019-04-01T06:00:00

    Hydrogen is one of the 10 high-priority clean energy innovation areas identified in a recent report by IHS Markit.

  • Linde-Altamont
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    Turning trash into an eco-friendly fuel resource

    2019-04-01T06:00:00

    Alternative fuels, non-conventional fuels, advanced fuels and biofuels all refer to materials or substances that can be used as an energy source, but are not oil, gas, or coal.

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    Serving both light and dark

    2019-03-01T11:22:00

    Agnes H. Baker looks at some of the most fascinating applications for rare gases for March 2019’s issue of gasworld US.

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    IT challenges and solutions

    2019-03-01T06:00:00

    Keeping up with information technology, both in terms of software and hardware, is one of the great challenges of our time and can be particularly daunting for independent gases and welding distributors.

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    10 minutes with...Matt Chasky

    2019-02-04T15:37:00

    Take 10 minutes out with Matt Chasky, Executive Vice-President for KAG Merchant Gas, as he discusses his new role, how KAG is dealing with the shortage of drivers and what the hot topics for the company are this year.

  • Weldship
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    Weldship innovates its way to success

    2019-02-04T15:06:00

    Weldship is a company that has continued to carve out and create new market opportunities since its inception in 1946.

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    Sustainable freight transportation

    2019-02-04T15:01:00

    Cars and light duty vehicles lead the pack of polluters, but trucking is the second leading source of transportation end-use sector emissions, writes Agnes H. Baker.

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    Chemistry and the Economy: 2019 outlook

    2019-02-04T14:28:00

    Every six months, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) does a survey of the chemical industry. Resident economist Paul Hodges, Chairman of International eChem, and Bill Carroll of Carroll Applied Sciences, recently presented their semi-annual look at the factors impacting global markets, with a focus on chemicals, writes Agnes H. Baker.

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    Collaboration key to chemistry advances

    2019-01-04T16:22:00

    Each year, Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), a publication of the American Chemistry Society, recaps the most exciting research trends in chemistry and look ahead. In a recent webinar, Editors from ChemRxiv (Marshall Brennan), Nature (Claire Hansell), and Science (Jake Yeston) shared their favorite chemical moments of 2018 and highlighted ...

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    KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.

    2019-01-04T16:10:00

    Expansion is in KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.’s (KCA) DNA. In 2011, the company opened a new state of the art compressor manufacturing facility in Corona, California, which enabled the company to significantly ramp up production.

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    IT challenges and solutions

    2019-01-04T14:28:00

    As part of our Distributor Zone series on IT challenges and solutions, gasworld spoke with Chass Thuresson, IT Coordinator of Industrial Source, at last September’s Computer’s Unlimited Users Group Conference in Billings, MT.

  • Air Liquide’s Littleton. MA, hydrogen fueling depot
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    If we build it, they will come

    2018-12-03T08:00:00

    One of the biggest sticking points in the adoption of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in the US is the necessity of building a completely new type of fueling infrastructure for them.

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    10 minutes with...Doug Short

    2018-12-03T08:00:00

    Take 10 minutes out with Doug Short, CEO of Technifab, as he discusses the company’s 2016 facility expansion, what sectors are strong for Technifab products and if the US tariffs on steel and aluminium has had an impact on the company.

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    Eleet Cryogenics, Inc.

    2018-12-03T08:00:00

    Eleet Cryogenics, located in Bolivar, Ohio, was founded in 1996 by Garry Sears, a seasoned industrial gas industry professional who saw the need for a company focused on the rehab of tanks and equipment.

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