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  • The Great Lakes report, Incorporating Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio

    Great Lakes report


    The industrial gas market in the Great Lakes generated revenues of approximately $3.15bn in 2020, up from a value of around $2.29bn in 2010, indicating almost a $1bn growth in a decade and a compound annual growth rate of 3.26% p.a. for the decade.

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    Taking telemetry to the next level in the industrial gases market


    With cost of living going up for many individuals, families and businesses across the globe, being able to secure the right price for needed or desired items is key. The same applies when it comes to remote monitoring devices and services for the industrial gases market, a trend which is ...


    The impact on rare gases due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine


    As you most likely are aware, the rare gases krypton, xenon, and neon are by-products of very large air separation plants (ASU). These ASU’s are almost all attached to steel mills. With this said, adding capacity quickly is not realistic. It takes 1-3 years to add capacity and can only ...

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    Transformational process offers nickel-plated cylinders at scale


    With the planned investment in new wafer fabs in the Midwest and Southwestern US, it is likely that there will be an increase in the demand for electronic specialty gas cylinders to support the expanded market. Many of the cylinders used for specialty gases have been nickel-plated to preserve the ...


    GAWDA Spring Management Conference recap


    Indianapolis: Home to two major sports league clubs, four universities and also the host of the 2022 Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Spring Management Conference. The JW Marriott hotel, situated in the heart of the charming city, saw over 700 GAWDA delegates gather together to celebrate the enjoyment of ...

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    The recent developments and challenges in electronic specialty gases


    The semiconductor industry had a record year in 2021 as the continued challenges of Covid-19 had a large impact on the ways that we work, shop, attend school and entertain ourselves. All of these changes have a positive impact on semiconductor demand as they drive demand for the electronic devices ...

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    Common challenges in gas distribution systems


    Properly maintained gas distribution systems are critical to ensuring refineries, research facilities, laboratories, and other industrial sites can operate safely and efficiently. Members of the team, such as lab and reliability managers, engineers, and operations staff, are tasked with ensuring the integrity of those gas distribution systems in support of ...

  • The importance of a digital strategy

    The evolution of a digital supply chain


    It goes without saying that the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) really changed how businesses and their consumers operate. Almost overnight the world saw a complete shift towards the digital world, as stores, wholesalers and restaurants closed to protect humanity. With this came a real opportunity for corporations to get onboard the ...

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    A key challenge to reducing argon costs


    Many common manufacturing processes in metals, aerospace, automotive, medical, silicon, and a range of other industries require an inert environment and use argon to achieve it. The argon used in these processes is very pure, usually 4N or 5N purity (99.99% to 99.999%). At the outlet of the process, the ...


    Next gen specialty gas equipment for the North American Market


    At a time of increasing raw material costs and general inflationary pressures facing industries using specialty gases, GCE is introducing a new range of gas equipment with market-leading technology and designs which minimize installation and operational costs whilst maximizing the ease of use and safety.

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    10 minutes with… Bob Vigdor


    gasworld takes 10 minutes out with Bob Vigdor, Director of Business Development for the Americas at NevadaNano.




    GAZ SYSTEMES designs and manufactures a wide range of medical gases production and distribution equipment.

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    10 minutes with…Denis Guardini


    Take 10 minutes out with Denis Guardini, Business Line Manager at Cavagna Group, as he discusses the rise of digitisation and its integration with the company’s products, and the significance of Cavagna’s new hub in South Africa.

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    In focus…Onsite gas generation


    Anthony Wright explores advances, applications and trending topics in onsite gas generation.

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    Low-cost, low-carbon hydrogen production


    Oxygen for in-situ underground gasification of wet crude reserves, by Stephen B. Harrison, Managing Director, sbh4 consulting.

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    Real-world evidence underscores oxygen risks


    Real-world evidence underscores the potentual risks with oxygen, explains a case study in safety from WHA International.

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    Applications focus: Nitrogen in laser cutting


    Mikropor discusses nitrogen generation and nitrogen gas in laser cutting processes, in an exclusive feature for gasworld’s annual Air Gases Issue. 

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    Innovations in plastic manufacturing


    Part 2. Carbon dioxide in action, by Paolo Kirchpfening, Global Commercialisation Linde Technologies, Plastics and Andreas Praller Global Technology Expert, Plastics, Linde.

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    Industrial gases for fuels processing


    Oxygen, nitrogen, and hydrogen tonnage supply schemes in the energy transition, as explained by Stephen B. Harrison, sbh4 consulting.

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    Pressures ease on CO2 sources


    The carbon dioxide (CO2) industry relies mostly on by-product sources, the largest sector from fermentation which relies in turn on the gasoline market. Also, by-product from ammonia and reformer operations are two additional major by-product sectors.