Conferences + Events

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    Positioning today for tomorrow’s opportunities


    Distributive LNG and the Hydrogen Economy are in focus at the Beurs Van Berlage Conference Centre in Amsterdam this April, writes Rob Cockerill.

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    Markets returning to equilibrium


    Following on from a successful first event in London in 2013, the Global Helium Summit 2.0 took place in the traditional home of helium production, the US – shining a spotlight on the dynamics currently shaping the face of the global helium supply chain.

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    R&D now “essential” to carve out growth


    In recent years, the vast majority of companies in the industrial gases sector have had to re-evaluate where the next wave of growth will come from under the stifling weight of the financial crisis – which has left innovation prospects in Europe looking bleak at best. But as I discovered ...

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    Global Helium Summit 2.0 – A preview


    The Global Helium Summit 2.0 aims to understand change in the supply and demand dynamics of the helium business, both in the US and globally, over the last three years. Crucially, it also seeks to address future market expectations and questions over application developments, as our preview explains.

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    Record attendance at GAWDA’s SMC


    Distributor and Supplier member attendance at the Spring Management Conference (SMC) of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) resulted in the highest participation level since 2010, said John Ospina, Executive Director of the organization.

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    Managing proactive disruption discussion at GAWDA


    gas world Publisher, John Raquet, attended the ‘Disruption: Recognise it, Understand it, Mitigate it, Thrive through it,’ discussion at the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) event.

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    GAWDA Spring Management meeting officially opens


    Bill Visintainer, the current President of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) organisation, welcomed all 670 delegates to its Spring Management Conference, running from 3 rd -5 th April in Savannah, Georgia.

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    Ratermann gives talk on ‘Generation Next’ at GAWDA


    George Ratermann, President of Ratermann Manufacturing, gave a presentation to GAWDA delegates this morning, discussing the trials and tribulations of integrating the young generation into a traditional business.

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    GAWDA welcomes its members to Savannah


    GAWDA welcomed this year’s Spring Management Conference guests last night with a warm reception on the Savannah river in Georgia, US.

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    AIIGMA's 38th annual meeting opens in Colombo, Sri Lanka


    Many industrial gas companies from India gathered at AIIGMA’s 38 th annual meeting, with Right Honourable Ravi Karunanayake, Finance Minister of Sri Lanka officially opening the conference.