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    Computers Unlimited Users Group recap

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Computers Unlimited, developers of TIMS Software, hosted its annual Users Group Conference in September, creating an opportunity for up-and-coming gas distributor talent to experience TIMS Software and to network with both new and veteran users along with industry related vendors.

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    Hardgoods and gases sales slow in Q3

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Sales of hardgoods and gases fell in third quarter of 2019, according to the Baird/gasworld Q3 2019 Welding and Industrial Gas Survey and Fabrication Channel Checks.

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    Absolute Air breaks ground in Faribault, MN

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Absolute Air, LLC broke ground in Faribault, about 50 miles south of Minneapolis on September 19, executing on their announced plans to build a merchant air separation plant (ASP) in the Minneapolis metropolitan area to serve its partners and customers. The plant is expected to be producing gases by early ...

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    Fabtech 2019 returns to Chicago

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating and finishing event, Fabtech, will return to the city of Chicago, Illinois, on November 11-14.

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    Eight years of FSMA

    2019-10-01T05:00:00Z

    The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January 4, 2011. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration), an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services, was given more authority to regulate food production, distribution and recalls. 

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    Keen celebrates centenary

    2019-10-01T05:00:00Z

    In 1919, when Stanley Keen started out his small business in Wilmington, Delaware he probably never envisioned it growing into the establishment it is today.

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    2020 Vision

    2019-10-01T05:00:00Z

    gasworld News Journalist Molly Burgess speaks to Abydee Butler Moore to discuss her new tenure as GAWDA President. 

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    CGA launches new publication delivery system

    2019-09-02T05:00:00Z

    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

    2019-09-02T05:00:00Z

    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

    2019-09-02T05:00:00Z

    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

    2019-08-01T06:00:00Z

    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

    2019-08-01T06:00:00Z

    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

    2019-06-26T14:59:00Z

    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

    2019-06-03T15:27:00Z

    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

    2019-06-03T13:58:00Z

    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

    2019-06-03T13:57:00Z

    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

    2019-05-06T06:00:00Z

    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.

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    The AWISCO Trade Show

    2019-05-06T05:00:00Z

    One of New York State’s leading industrial gas and welding supply distributors believes in the power of demonstration.

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    A perfect match

    2019-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Acme Cryogenics is 50 years old this year but is still showing plenty of energy as a cutting edge, full-line supply chain company.

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    GAWDA Spring Management Conference preview

    2019-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Celebrated blind athlete Craig MacFarlane, who has won over 100 gold medals in multiple sports, will be one of the speakers at the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Spring Management Conference (SMC) in Minneapolis on May 4–6.