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    The new playbook

    2021-05-24T13:31:00Z

    On a worldwide scale, more people than ever are engaged in remote work. According to Global Workplace Analytics , this type of work has expanded 10 times faster than other areas of the workforce over the last decade.

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    Covid-19 and cryo-EM

    2021-05-04T14:56:00Z

    Today, the world is getting smaller – much smaller. New technologies don’t just connect and move us across vast distances, they allow us to peer deeper into the fabric of life itself.

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    CO2 sensors for healthcare, life sciences

    2021-05-04T13:53:00Z

    Over the last 15 years, CO2Meter has worked closely with customers and partners in laboratories, life sciences, and healthcare industries to design and manufacture devices that meet strict standards and criteria. Recognised as a leader in providing carbon dioxide (CO2) sensing technologies and gas detection solutions, CO2Meter continues to innovate ...

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    One point for creativity, two points for plagiarism

    2021-05-04T11:00:00Z

    It is not unusual for an atmospheric/industrial gas supplier to provide bulk, microbulk or packaged medical grade oxygen to the healthcare industry. Successively, many independent gas distributors supplying medical oxygen have experienced a demand surge with the pandemic.

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    PIM project update, Las Vegas beckons

    2021-05-04T11:11:00Z

    I’m pleased to report that we are well on our way with our goal to supply our participating co-op Members product content to support their digital strategies. We are funding our Product Information Management (PIM) project primarily from Member early adopters buying into the programme and have exceeded our plan ...

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    Momentum gathers in Q1

    2021-05-04T13:15:00Z

    Medical customers and food delivery continued to drive business for distributors during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to the 2021 first quarter (Q1) findings from the latest Baird/gasworld Welding and Industrial Gas Survey.

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    Considering women-owned business alternatives for aging gas distributor owners

    2021-05-04T14:41:00Z

    As more and more compressed gas distributor owners get closer to retirement age, they are faced with the decision to either pass ownership of their business to their children, relatives, or consider selling it.

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    Selecting regulators and flow metres for medical oxygen

    2021-05-04T14:37:00Z

    The first medical regulators were just industrial regulators with a few alterations. Today’s medical gas control devices have many advanced design features that make them easier to use, more accurate, simpler to maintain and less costly. Now, as Covid-19 has brought about the highest need for medical oxygen than ever ...

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    Meeting demand, setting standards

    2021-05-04T15:04:00Z

    As some US states saw Covid-19 cases rise in April, demand for medical supplies remained high. This demand is having an impact on the running of many industrial gas companies, with many having to increase production and supply of its medical equipment. Ohio-based Eleet Cryogenics is just one of these ...

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    Essential business

    2021-05-04T15:09:00Z

    Oxygen’s life-saving role during the coronavirus pandemic has underlined the importance of companies in the oxygen supply chain, which have altered operations in order to increase capacity for medical customers.

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    When molecules matter

    2021-05-04T15:32:00Z

    Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Applied Cryo Technologies (ACT) is a melting pot of talented individuals from all over the country with a grassroots theme and vision of success on the horizon. There is a strong sense of patriotism, veteran support, and the spirit of putting a man on the moon ...

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    Lessons learned in response to Covid-19

    2021-05-04T13:41:00Z

    If necessity is the mother of invention, the industrial gas industry has certainly re-invented a number of its practices in response to the urgent nature of the pandemic, adopting higher levels of co-operative working and a fresh nimbleness which will stand it in good stead in the future.  

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    Overcoming supply chain challenges

    2021-05-04T15:45:00Z

    Oxygen is critical to the care of Covid-19 patients. Getting medical oxygen to hospitals, EMTs, and home-bound patients is an important role in the industrial gas industry. As we hit the one year mark in the coronavirus pandemic, and infection spikes continue to pop up, gasworld checked in with US ...

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    Impact of Covid pandemic on US healthcare

    2021-05-04T15:54:00Z

    Healthcare made up almost one-fifth of the US economy in 2020 because of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic but will likely decline in 2021. In 2020 there was unprecedented demand on the medical system and medical oxygen, but healthcare use and spending precipitously dropped during the pandemic due to ...

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    The 2021 US Merchant CO2 Report

    2021-04-06T14:51:00Z

    Last year was burdened with carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) shortages brought on by the Covid pandemic and resulting impact on the US economy, causing ethanol CO 2 sources to be temporarily idled or closed. In addition, regional variations affected the West and East coasts more. This situation was ...

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    Home run for dry ice

    2021-04-06T14:40:00Z

    Dry ice has never been in the news as much since the development of the Covid-19 vaccine last summer. But it is not only dry ice’s role in the storage and distribution of vaccines that has seen it in increasing demand.

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    Meeting an urgent demand

    2021-04-06T13:32:00Z

    The pandemic has driven the demand for dry ice sky-high. As it is odorless, non-poisonous, non-flammable, and very cold (-109° F / -78°C), this form of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) is well-suited for use in two markets impacted by the Covid crisis ­— food delivery and pharmaceuticals. As the ...

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    The verve for hydrogen in packaged gases

    2021-04-01T14:33:00Z

    Stephen Finn, Vice-President of Sales Marketing at FIBA Technologies Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of high pressure gas storage and transportation vessels, explores what really drives the hydrogen industry towards its ultimate goal of higher pressure storage with improved capacities.

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    Expect strong M&A activity in 2021

    2021-04-01T13:34:00Z

    In high-school history class, many of us learned some variation of the aphorism “history has a tendency to repeat itself.” Over the history of M A, nowhere is this observation more salient than with the oft-repeated “roll-up” strategy – the programme of progressively acquiring and merging many companies in a ...

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    Record year

    2021-04-01T13:40:00Z

    Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) has been an important commodity over the past year for its role not only in storing and distributing the coronavirus vaccine, but also for perishable foods amid a growth in popularity of home delivery. Distributors like American Welding Gas, Inc. (AWG) have been ...