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    Record breaking attendance at GAWDA 2017 convention

    2017-10-02T15:03:00Z

    A Record breaking attendance of around 900 delegates have gathered here at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square for the 72 nd annual convention of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA).

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    Tackling the rate of change

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    The North American industrial gases industry is in the midst of seismic change, from the transformation in ownership and structure, to supply chain challenges and distributor business disruption. Understanding the rate of change, and more importantly making the right strategic moves to respond, will be key to sustainability and future ...

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    10 minutes with...Mark Raimy

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Mark Raimy, CEO of Welders Supply and the outgoing President of GAWDA.

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    More on profit improvement for gas and welding distributors

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    After making a presentation on the topic at the Savannah, GA, Gases and Welding Distributors Association’s Spring Management Conference in April 2016, we wrote an article for the August 2016 issue of CryoGas International titled, “Operating Performance Improvements for Gas Welding Distributors”.

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    Steel high-pressure cylinders

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Seamless steel and welded high-pressure (HP) cylinders are found everywhere, but they often go unseen or unnoticed. They do the work in the background, supplying the gases and liquids crucial to the beat of the industrial heart.  

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    Helium: Qatar blockade and impact on the US distributor

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Saudi Arabia and its allies (UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, and the Maldives) imposed a land and sea blockade on Qatar that began June 5 and was then complicated by the June 23 list of 13 demands to Qatar as the price for lifting the trade and diplomatic embargo of the ...

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    nexAir acquires Moore Oxygen Supply

    2017-08-11T14:54:00Z

    Memphis-based nexAir has announced the acquisition of Moore Oxygen Supply, a Georgia-based supplier of industrial and medical gases and welding supplies.

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    Lampton Welding Supply acquires Wilbanks Welding Supply

    2017-08-11T14:53:00Z

    Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) member Lampton Welding Supply (LWS) has announced it has added Wilbanks Welding Supply to its family of companies.

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    Tackling the rate of change

    2017-08-01T00:00:00Z

    gasworld US interviews Air Products, Executive Vice President Corning F. Painter. By Bob Croce. 

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    AWISCO acquires Nyrock Machine

    2017-07-13T09:53:00Z

    AWISCO has acquired Nyrock Machine Tool Corp in a deal that combines two New York-based companies.

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    Holston Gases completes “perfect fit” acquisition

    2017-06-06T14:02:00Z

    US industrial gas company Holston Gases has completed the acquisition of K F Gas and Welding Supply in what the company describes as a “perfect fit.”

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    GAWDA SMA: Leveraging technology

    2017-05-15T10:32:00Z

    Leveraging Technology to Improve Your Business was the theme of the 2017 Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Spring Management Conference, held from May 11-13 at the posh Boca Raton Resort Club.

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    IWDC sets all-time monthly spend record

    2017-04-18T10:05:00Z

    Member companies of the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) have set an all-time monthly spend record, exceeding their prior record by over $800,000.

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    Registration open for GAWDA Spring Management Conference

    2017-03-01T16:44:00Z

    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has scheduled its annual spring conference of distributor and supplier members for the 11 th -13 th of May in Boca Raton. Registration for the event is now open.

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    Butler Gas Products reviews growth

    2017-02-23T10:04:00Z

    Independent packaged gas manufacturer and distributor, Butler Gas Products, recently introduced a new trailer to expand its supply capabilities.

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    Central Welding Supply opens Alaskan outfit

    2017-02-14T15:04:00Z

    Central Welding Supply is expanding its local service to Central Alaska after completing the construction of its first location in the US state.

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    Butler Gas expands bulk CO2 service

    2017-02-03T09:14:00Z

    Independent packaged gas manufacturer and distributor Butler Gas Products has expanded its bulk carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) supply capabilities.

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    Tech Air acquires Gases & Arc Supply, Inc.

    2017-01-31T17:05:00Z

    Tech Air has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Gases Arc Supply, Inc., a distributor of welding and industrial supplies and industrial gases located in Denver, Colorado. Tech Air is owned by CI Capital Partners and Tech Air management.

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    IWDC introduces Rodney Huber

    2017-01-26T11:01:00Z

    The IWDC is pleased to announce that Rodney Huber from Huber Supply Company based in Mason City, Iowa will take on the leadership role for IWDC Next Generation Group (INGG).

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    Tech Air acquires GASCO in 20th add-on

    2017-01-19T14:24:00Z

    Tech Air has announced that it has acquired Florida-based Gasco Affiliates LLC (GASCO), a producer of speciality gases.