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    IWDC sets all-time monthly spend record


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.


    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


    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


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

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    FasTest adds another distributor to network


    Connector and valve manufacturer FasTest, Inc. has added another distributor to its growing network.

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    The US packaged gas business


    Maura D. Garvey examines trends in the US packaged gases business in 2015/16, including a focus on the high pressure cylinders business.

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    Disruption, opportunities and membership in focus


    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) commenced its 2016 Annual Convention at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii on 25 September, with around 420 delegates from across the US in attendance and around 80 independent gas distributors represented. Under the theme of Disruption, Threats and Opportunities , ...

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    The benefits of having “A man in Washington”


    How can gases and welding distributor and manufacturer businesses feel confident that their interests are being protected and that their industry is being advocated for at the national level?

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    FasTest expands US distribution network


    FasTest, Inc., a US-based connector and valve manufacturer, has added three new distribution partners to its supply network.

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    IWDC bestows Joe Greco with top industry award


    Joe Greco, President of Greco Gas Inc., has been awarded the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative’s (IWDC’s) esteemed Bob Jackson Memorial Award in appreciation of his contributions to his industry.

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    Tech Air announces double acquisition


    Connecticut-based industrial, medical and specialty gases distributor Tech Air has completed the acquisition of Liquid Technology Corporation (Liquid Tech) and signed a definitive agreement to acquire the local distribution assets of JW Goodliffe Son, Inc. (Goodliffe).

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    GAWDA membership experience in focus


     The 2016 Annual GAWDA Convention came to an end today with the passing of the Presidency from Bill Visintainer to Mark Raimy, CEO of Welders Supply in Erie, Ohio.

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    GAWDA Gives Back to Hawaiian communities


    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has raised a total of $187,000 in this year’s GAWDA Gives Back programme.

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    GAWDA Convention opens: Lessons learnt


    Bill Visintainer, the outgoing President of the Gases and Welding Distributor Association (GAWDA) welcomed over 450 attendees to the organisation’s 2016 Annual Convention currently being held in Maui, Hawaii.

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    Abicor Binzel and Weld Revolution in sales partnership


    Abicor Binzel, a specialist in welding and cutting torch technology, has expanded its national sales repertoire after partnering up with US-based welding equipment supplier Weld Revolution, LLC.

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    Hot topic: Why your purchasing strategy matters


    What is the driver behind this article, you may ask? Well, we attended the GAWDA Spring Management Conference in Savannah, GA, in April. Efficiency of distributors was part of the theme of a panel of experts that, in the main, were discussing the supply chain and how gas distributors could ...