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    5 Steps to cylinder handling safety

    2018-09-03T09:47:00Z

    Jemima Owen-Jones looks at five steps to cylinder handling safety, with insight from Harris Industrial Gases and Norris Cylinder Company.

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    Available resources

    2018-09-03T09:32:00Z

    Resources are available to help guide independent gases and welding distributors through these disruptive times. We asked Ken Thompson, as gas world contributor and person having experienced nearly five decades of supply chain changes, disruptions, and challenges, to share his thoughts on current circumstances, and just where the next evolution ...

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    STEM: Education for future leadership

    2018-08-01T06:00:00Z

    “The history of industrial gases is a story that starts at the dawn of science and continues to today’s huge global industry, which plays a role in almost every area of life,” wrote historian Ebbe Almqvist.*

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    New products for cylinders improve profitably

    2018-08-01T06:00:00Z

    For this month’s packaged gases issue, gas world US reached out to industry technology and equipment makers to learn about innovations that are helping to create greater efficiencies along the supply chain.

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    Safety: DOT compliance and loading dock safety

    2018-08-01T06:00:00Z

    Daily, thousands of compressed and liquefied gas cylinders are transported on specialized delivery vehicles all across the US and delivered to a wide diversity of private and public enterprises such as fabrication shops, job sites, manufacturing, retail, restaurants, R D, and medical facilities.

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    Maximizing efficiency and safety through asset tracking and monitoring

    2018-08-01T06:00:00Z

    So much of a distributor’s company’s value is tied up in cylinders, so you don’t want to be losing them!” expressed Eric Wise, CEO, Wise Telemetry.

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    10 minutes with...Roy G. Nichols

    2018-08-01T06:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Roy G. Nichols, Project Manager at the Gas Equipment Company, as he discusses the company’s roots, its main activities, and where GEC is currently investing its time and money.

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    10 minutes with...Steve Tarrant

    2018-07-05T10:35:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Steve Tarrant, Bulk and Specialty Gas Manager at Weldstar, as he discusses the company’s role in the gases industry, observations on emerging markets, and the importance of custom solutions.

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    Controlling costs with vending solutions

    2018-07-05T09:29:00Z

    Companies are always looking for ways to be more efficient. Carefully controlling inventory is one very good way to do that.

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    Managing periods of quiet

    2018-06-04T11:40:00Z

    Cryostar USA talks market lulls in distribution equipment and opportunities for realignment.

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    Generant develops Cryosauna controls

    2018-06-04T11:40:00Z

    For more than 75 years, Generant has been synonymous with the design and manufacture of innovative, high quality product solutions for pressure and flow control devices for liquids and gases. 

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    Tight helium/argon supply, reports Baird survey

    2018-05-29T15:12:00Z

    Economic activity has been good, demand is up across the board, and pricing improvements are helping returns, were some of the snapshots from the first quarter 2018 Baird Industrial Gas Survey.

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    Linde Distributor Association to celebrate 25th year

    2018-05-10T09:23:00Z

    The Linde Distributor Association (LDA) will be celebrating its 25 th year at the LDA’s 25 th Annual Buyers Meeting and Membership Forum, from the 3 rd -6 th June at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina.

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    New FDA regulations and enforcement

    2018-05-02T08:00:00Z

    Tom Badstubner, President and Medical, Food and Specialty Gas Consultant at Asterisk, LLC in Lewisville, provides a thorough overview of the latest proposed modernizations to medical gas regulations that will be more appropriate and should eradicate confusion. 

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    Five things that keep distributors awake at night...

    2018-05-02T07:50:00Z

    Running a business, no matter how big or small, comes with a multitude of challenges that can push your stress limits and keep you awake at night.

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    Bulk tracking and monitoring: Maximizing your ROI

    2018-04-04T00:00:00Z

    Embracing digital technology and cutting down your paperwork, by Jemima Owen-Jones.

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    Restoring balance to the grid

    2018-03-01T13:00:00Z

    Increasingly severe weather-related events and new energy sources have exposed weaknesses in the US power grid. To upgrade its aging grid infrastructure and bring it in line with 21 st  century power demand, a range of solutions are needed.

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    Packaged gas efficiencies

    2018-03-01T12:49:00Z

    Of the $23bn North American industrial gases market, packaged gases account for around a 44% share. In terms of market share, the total value of the 750 independent distributors is about $3bn, in value of gas (revenues).

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    Cylinder investment strategies in focus

    2018-03-01T12:43:00Z

    Norris Cylinder manufactures high pressure cylinders and acetylene cylinders for the industrial gases markets, including breathing air markets, fire, aviation and aerospace, from its two locations in Longview, Texas and Huntsville, Alabama.

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    Specialty gases: KPI’s for success

    2018-03-01T12:10:00Z

    Know your key performance indicators for success in specialty gases, with insights from Rick Kowey, Ray Borzio, and Joe Bernacki. By Jemima Owen-Jones.