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    A staple industrial gas business looking beyond the pandemic

    2021-02-01T16:14:00+00:00By Maura Garvey

    This article comes as we are almost a year into dealing with the global pandemic and the subsequent effect on the US economy and business markets. Like other parts of the industrial gas business, US air gases, the bread and butter of the industrial gas (IG) business, has been impacted ...

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    Out of uncertainty comes opportunity

    2021-02-01T06:00:00+00:00By Nick Flinn

    Refinery operators were already facing mounting challenges in 2019: declining demand for gasoline and diesel in some markets, new and very efficient capacity coming on-stream and increasing regulatory requirements, to name a few. Then, 2020 brought even more difficulties with the unprecedented challenges to operations brought on by the Covid-19 ...

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    The CO2 business in 2021

    2021-02-01T06:00:00+00:00By Sam A. Rushing

    Here we are, deep into the Covid-19 infection, which has in some ways helped some industries and crippled others. When thinking of carbon dioxide (CO2) sources and activities this year, I projected growth among many industries to be about 3% this year. We have a number of industries which may ...

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    Ken Thompson: Distributors expand gases-related presence

    2021-02-01T12:38:00+00:00By Ken Thompson

    In the early 1960s, Union Carbide’s Linde Division, Airco, and National Cylinder Gas began aligning with welding supplies distributors to expand their respective presence in cylinder gases distribution. Each of the major gas producers recognised the logistics costs in serving small end users and responded by establishing networks of independent ...