CryoVation, a specialist in compressed gas filling systems, has been selected as a new member of the Association of Independent Welding Distributors (AIWD).

AIWD is a purchasing cooperative consisting of a wide range of small, medium, and large welding supply distributors.

The cooperative negotiates with primary and approved vendors on behalf of the group.

AIWD has more than 130 members across the country, with combined sales of approximately $680m.

CryoVation was voted as a new member by the AIWD board following its annual conference in Puerto Rico in November 2009. CryoVation was a presenting vendor at that conference.

CryoVation has locations in Florida, Indiana and New Jersey, and serves the needs of the industrial, specialty gas, medical oxygen and beverage gas industries with compressed gas filling systems.