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    CGA launches new publication delivery system


    The Compressed Gas Association, Inc. (CGA) has launched a new publication delivery system that provides enhanced access capabilities and an array of tools designed to support user interaction with CGA’s library of more than 340 industry safety publications.

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    Distributors capitalizing on emerging end markets


    Nearly half of the industrial gas distributors who responded to the Baird/gasworld Industrial Second Quarter (Q2) 2019 Welding and Industrial Gas Survey supply CO2 for legalized cannabis/CBD oil production.

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    GAWDA Annual Convention preview


    This year’s Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Annual Convention will see members gather for the four-day event themed “It’s All About Service” at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC, on September 28 – October 1.

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    A pattern of expansion


    Eighty years ago, at the age of 22, Harry W. Bennear founded Dale Oxygen, Inc. Located in the Dale section of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the company began as a shop that sold and delivered oxygen and acetylene gas cylinders and related equipment for welding and cutting applications. Having expanded several times ...

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    Earlbeck celebrates 100 years in business


    Earlbeck Gases Technologies, a family orientated Baltimore-based gas and welding supplier, is celebrating a milestone achievement of 100 years in business. Since its formation in 1919, the company has drastically grown through multiple market developments and facility expansions, which has help drive its great success.

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    A bridge to the future


    During May 14 – 16, 2019 over 500 attendees spanning 112 Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) member companies and 95 IWDC vendor partners joined together in the “City of Bridges”, Pittsburgh, PA, for the IWDC’s annual Sales and Purchasing Convention.

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    Weather impacts growth in 2019 first quarter


    Weather impacts growth in 2019 first quarter, but 5.4% increase in industrial gas sales in Q1, writes US Editor Nick Parkinson.

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    GAWDA 2019 Seven Springs preview


    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) will return to the Seven Springs Mountain Resort near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 17th-19th June (2019) to host the annual Seven Springs event.

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    Maine Oxy celebrates 90 years


    Founded in 1929 in Auburn as Maine Gas Services, Maine Oxy has been supplying industrial gases, specialty gases and welding materials for 90 years.

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    An innovative way to move molecules more efficiently


    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.