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    Investigation focuses on cryogenic freezing system

    2021-02-12T14:14:00Z

    An investigation into a liquid nitrogen leak at a poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia, that killed six people is focusing on a cryogenic freezing system manufactured by Messer.

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    Chart and Ballard join forces on hydrogen-powered heavy-duty vehicle developments

    2021-02-11T09:05:00Z

    Chart Industries has joined forces with Ballard Power Systems to develop long range, quick refuelling and low-cost heavy-duty hydrogen-powered vehicles.

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    Merck strengthens site in Arizona

    2021-02-10T13:30:00Z

    Merck has strengthened its site in Tempe, Arizona with an investment of €18m (approximately $21.8m), strengthening the facility as a strategic production and R D hub for semiconductor materials in the US.

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    Acme Cryogenics appoints Commercial and Operations Manager at Cryogenics Experts

    2021-02-10T08:48:00Z

    Cryogenics Experts, Inc. (CEXI), an Acme Cryogenics, Inc. company, has appointed Aswin Sankar as Operations Manager.

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    Expert TIG welders insist on pure argon

    2021-02-09T16:53:00Z

    Tungsten inert gas or TIG welding is the gold standard for welding metals. Many consider it the ideal welding procedure for components travelling into outer space. It’s known as the highest-purity form of manual/hand welding, renowned for its refinement, repeatability and accuracy. There are other automated processes, such as electron-beam ...

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    Harris Products Group pays tribute to Doug Perry

    2021-02-09T11:27:00Z

    Harris Products Group has paid tribute to Doug Perry, the company’s long-time technical adviser to customers, distributors and sales team who died on 31st December, 2020.

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    IWDC launches Product Information Management (PIM) system

    2021-02-05T08:42:00Z

    The Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) has launched its Product Information Management (PIM) after holding a launch webinar on 1 st February.

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    Distributor Data Solutions appoints Nation as Customer Success Manager

    2021-02-03T14:02:00Z

    Distributor Data Solutions (DDS) has hired electrical distribution and e-commerce veteran Pam Nation as Customer Success Manager.

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    Tumbleweed Midstream signs new helium sales deal

    2021-02-03T08:25:00Z

    Tumbleweed Midstream, LLC has struck a new $500m, ten-year helium sales agreement with a global Tier One helium supplier.

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    Solutions to keep hospitals supplied with oxygen

    2021-02-02T11:42:00Z

    SYOXSA, Inc. is overcoming challenges to supply hospitals with life-saving oxygen needed to treat coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in the El Paso area of Texas.

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    AWG acquires Axmen Propane

    2021-02-02T10:03:00Z

    American Welding Gas, Inc. (AWG) has acquired Axmen Propane, effective immediately.

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    Chart increases prices by 3-6% on industrial gas products

    2021-02-01T17:17:00Z

    Chart Industries, Inc. has raised its base pricing by 3 to 6% for most of its industrial gas products effective for orders placed on or after 1 st February 1, 2021.

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    A staple industrial gas business looking beyond the pandemic

    2021-02-01T16:14:00Z

    This article comes as we are almost a year into dealing with the global pandemic and the subsequent effect on the US economy and business markets. Like other parts of the industrial gas business, US air gases, the bread and butter of the industrial gas (IG) business, has been impacted ...

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    The water-energy nexus

    2021-02-01T13:11:00Z

    September 2020, water joined precious metals, oil and other commodity futures traded on Wall Street amid fears of scarcity. In October, Chart Industries, Inc., a global manufacturer of engineered equipment for the industrial gas and energy industries, announced its acquisition of the water cleantech company BlueInGreen, LLC., which Chart’s CEO ...

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    Emergency services

    2021-02-01T13:01:00Z

    One of the problems which has put pressure on oxygen availability at hospitals has been frozen vaporisers, and companies like Brio Services have been stepping in with emergency assistance over the last year. Brio also continued with its air separation unit (ASU) and cryogenic tank painting and fireproofing in 2020, ...

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    KAG delivers during pandemic disruption

    2021-02-01T12:47:00Z

    Q A with John Frinzi, Executive Vice-President, Kenan Advantage Group’s KAG Merchant Gas

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    Ken Thompson: Distributors expand gases-related presence

    2021-02-01T12:38:00Z

    In the early 1960s, Union Carbide’s Linde Division, Airco, and National Cylinder Gas began aligning with welding supplies distributors to expand their respective presence in cylinder gases distribution. Each of the major gas producers recognised the logistics costs in serving small end users and responded by establishing networks of independent ...

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    Mixed reality for improved operations

    2021-02-01T12:27:00Z

    For Illinois-based Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has sped up the introduction of mixed reality technologies to help support its ever-growing customer base.

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    Sustainable solutions utilising oxygen

    2021-02-01T12:18:00Z

    AirSep Corporation, a CAIRE Inc. company located in Buffalo, New York, has manufactured oxygen systems for over 34 years building, strong relationships with customers all around the world to help maximise their business needs using PSA and Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption (VPSA) technology.

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    Oxygen cleaning: fundamental fire protection

    2021-02-01T11:57:00Z

    One autumn afternoon in 2013, operators initiated startup of a new basic oxygen furnace (BOF) located at a steel plant in the Midwest. Inside the furnace, six natural gas burners were each paired with an oxygen lance to achieve optimal combustion. Despite several reported anomalies in pressure and flow, the ...