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The community page offers gasworld users the opportunity to interact, whether it be with overseas colleagues, or prospective customers. Over the months to come we will bring you an array of viewpoints from our house writers, external perspectives via blogs, and of course, we welcome your input too. Use the ...

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Dr Paul Stockman, Linde Electronics

Nitrous oxide – Not a laughing matter in electronics manufacture

1 February 2017By Dr. Paul Stockman, published in gasworld magazine

Nitrous oxide (N2O), often referred to as laughing gas, is used in the high-tech thin film industries of semiconductor and LCD display manufacturing. Where the electronics manufacturing market is concerned, N2O is clearly no laughing matter.

Art Waskey

Breaking the cord

1 February 2017By Art Waskey

One of our best customers purchased equipment from a competitive on-line supplier, then called us for training. It shouldn’t surprise you when customers hire Millennials (born between 1980 and 1994) and start buying products on-line. This current buying transition is referred to as “breaking the cord.”

rob cockerill

CO2: From a cool subject to a hot topic

31 January 2017By

With this coming together of Pentair and Union Engineering, we’re reflecting on not just another consolidation in the global gases business, but a union that exemplifies the shift in the carbon dioxide (CO2) market in recent years – from a cryogenically cool subject to an increasingly hot topic.

Art Waskey

What really comes first?

4 January 2017By Art Waskey

While prospecting with a new sales rep, we made a call on a qualified account that uses products we sell. The prospect wouldn’t enter into a relationship building conversation; he went right to the juggler, “What’s your best price?” My response, “What are you paying now?”

Merger money ideas concept

The industrial gas year: 2016

25 December 2016By

Back in April 2015, gasworld posed the question, could there be room for one more big deal within the global industrial gases industry?

Dr Paul Stockman, Linde Electronics

Nitrous oxide – Not a laughing matter in electronics manufacture

1 February 2017By Dr. Paul Stockman, published in gasworld magazine

Nitrous oxide (N2O), often referred to as laughing gas, is used in the high-tech thin film industries of semiconductor and LCD display manufacturing. Where the electronics manufacturing market is concerned, N2O is clearly no laughing matter.