Features – Page 9

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    Celebrating 50 years of business

    2020-02-03T15:43:00Z

    Since its founding in 1970 by Andy and Sue Castiglione, WestAir has rapidly become one of the largest independent distributors of gases, gas equipment and welding supplies in the Southwest US.

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    Talent management

    2020-02-03T15:15:00Z

    The topic ‘Future of Work’ has become a mainstream talking point over the last 5-7 years, principally driven by the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential impact on the workforce in the not too distant future.

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    NorTECH not only sells, but educates

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Norco looks to foster relationships at center for latest robotic and welding equipment, writes Nick Parkinson.

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    IWDC Annual PurityPlus® Annual Meeting preview

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Members, industry experts and approved vendors of the IWDC PurityPlus® program will converge at the Wild Dunes Resort in beautiful Isle of Palms, South Carolina for the Annual PurityPlus® Meeting on February 4-6.

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    The era of the cobot is here

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Automation can ease labor shortage, attract younger workers – but will it also take jobs?

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    Controlling gas surge

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Is that “whoooshhhh” sound the start of gas shielding pre-flow, or is it the sound of flushing money down the drain?

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    Clearing the air for tank manufacturers

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Regardless of industry, manufacturers that depend on high volume welding production agree on one thing: weld fumes are bad news.

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    Oxy-fuel cutting process automation

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    There is still significant potential for increasing the efficiency of oxy-fuel cutting technology. The higher level of process automation is a prerequisite.

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    Forerunner of the future

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    With the motto Praenuntius Futuri (Forerunner of the Future), the USS Albacore was commissioned in 1953 as an experimental vessel to test submarine hydrodynamics and ended up revolutionizing submarine design.

  • CS&P 2.5 inch X 3.5 inch X 8.7 inch Seal-Less Magnetic Drive Centrifugal Pump_RGB PP
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    Who likes a low-down, lousy, leaking pump seal?

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Last month, in part one of this article, we discussed the first three of five simple, yet critical things operators can do to extend the life of the pump seals on the external cryogenic centrifugal pumps they operate.

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    The Mountains Report

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    The Mountains Report – Incorporating: Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. 

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    WeldPro

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Developed and wholly owned by Linlong Limited, Minnesota-based WeldPro holds its focus on the US light industrial welding products market.

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    Making a success of online retail

    2020-01-03T06:00:00Z

    Indiana Oxygen Company’s e-commerce business is thriving. Here’s how they do it…

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    Reliant Holdings

    2019-12-06T06:00:00Z

    Established in 1989 by the Vanderburg and Rice Families, Reliant Holdings is a privately-owned liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) and dry ice company that supplies customers throughout the US and Mexico.

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    Computers Unlimited Users Group recap

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Computers Unlimited, developers of TIMS Software, hosted its annual Users Group Conference in September, creating an opportunity for up-and-coming gas distributor talent to experience TIMS Software and to network with both new and veteran users along with industry related vendors.

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    Hardgoods and gases sales slow in Q3

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Sales of hardgoods and gases fell in third quarter of 2019, according to the Baird/gasworld Q3 2019 Welding and Industrial Gas Survey and Fabrication Channel Checks.

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    Equipment and technology trends in 2019

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    The equipment and technology that enables the safe and efficient distribution of industrial, medical and specialty gases is critical to the development and growth of the industrial gas industry.

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    More than just keeping up appearances

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Brio Services, the industrial painting contractor, has had an especially busy year with its involvement in the rebranding of Linde assets to Messer and has grown in employees to meet the demand of work.

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    Increasing rental revenue using cylinder tracking

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Recent reporting has shown that Amazon uses the data it collects from its online marketplace of third party sellers to learn what products are the most popular and profitable. It then private labels these products as AmazonBasics and sells them directly going forward.

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    Customized collaboration yields substantial results

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    What sets gas distributors apart is often the added value that they provide their customers. It can be helping to increase efficiency to reduce gas usage or providing turnkey solutions for seemingly complicated problems. In today’s world, being able to creatively solve problems can be the deciding factor in sustaining ...