John Raquet

John Raquet

gasworld’s Founder and CEO, John Raquet is also known for his consultancy work with the Spiritus Group. In July 2012, Raquet took up a more pro-active role within gasworld, becoming the Publisher – leading an expansion of gasworld’s activities on a global basis.

In 2013, he further added to the gasworld portfolio by launching gasworld Business Intelligence.

Contact Info

Tel:
+44 1872 225031
Email:
john.raquet@gasworld.com
  • GAWDA-Bob Vankirk
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    VanKirk: FTC looking for a fifth player

    2018-09-13T10:39:00

    Bob VanKirk, Head of Distributors and Packaged Gases for Linde North America, says the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is searching for a fifth Tier One player to keep the market competitive and push through the Praxair-Linde merger.

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    Peterson takes over as GAWDA President

    2018-09-13T09:33:00

    Brad Peterson was introduced as new Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) President on the final business day of the 2018 Annual Convention here in Seattle, WA.

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    Gas distributors “optimistic” at GAWDA Annual Convention

    2018-09-11T09:20:00

    There was a very positive mood among distributors and equipment suppliers at the opening of the 2018 Annual Convention organised by the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) here in Seattle, WA.

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    Back to the future

    2018-02-26T09:56:00

    With more momentum than ever before and its credentials proven, now it is time to re-define the Hydrogen Economy and its future direction, writes John Raquet.

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    AIIGMA opens 2017 Conference in Abu Dhabi

    2017-01-20T09:16:00

    The All Indian Industrial Gas Manufacturers Association (AIIGMA) has officially opened its 39th seminar on industrial gases at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Abu Dhabi, a spectacular hotel situated opposite the striking Grand Mosque.

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    Disruption, opportunities and membership in focus

    2016-12-01T00:00:00

    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, speakers ...

  • Mark Raimy, new GAWDA President
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    GAWDA membership experience in focus

    2016-09-29T08:46:00

    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 Convention opens: Lessons learnt

    2016-09-28T09:28:00

    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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    GAWDA’s 2016 event kick-starts in Hawaii

    2016-09-26T08:34:00

    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) commenced its 2016 Annual Convention at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii, last night, with around 420 delegates from across the US in attendance and some 80 independent gas distributors being represented.

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    Hot topic: Why your purchasing strategy matters

    2016-09-01T00:00:00

    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 ...

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    Praxair and Linde: Discussing a new chapter

    2016-08-16T16:01:00

    There is an expression ‘what goes around, comes around’ and that is very true related to the breaking news of a potential merger between Praxair, Inc. and The Linde Group. Here, gasworld Business Intelligence explores the history and potential future between the Tier One players.

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    Managing proactive disruption discussion at GAWDA

    2016-04-05T15:26:00

    gasworld Publisher, John Raquet, attended the ‘Disruption: Recognise it, Understand it, Mitigate it, Thrive through it,’ discussion at the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) event.

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    GAWDA Spring Management meeting officially opens

    2016-04-04T14:49:00

    Bill Visintainer, the current President of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) organisation, welcomed all 670 delegates to its Spring Management Conference, running from 3rd-5th April in Savannah, Georgia.

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    Ratermann gives talk on ‘Generation Next’ at GAWDA

    2016-04-04T14:24:00

    George Ratermann, President of Ratermann Manufacturing, gave a presentation to GAWDA delegates this morning, discussing the trials and tribulations of integrating the young generation into a traditional business.

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    GAWDA welcomes its members to Savannah

    2016-04-04T08:34:00

    GAWDA welcomed this year’s Spring Management Conference guests last night with a warm reception on the Savannah river in Georgia, US.

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    AIWD Annual Convention reflects on dynamic times

    2016-04-03T13:07:00

    The Association of Independent Welding Distributors (AIWD) gathered in the historic town of Charleston, South Carolina this weekend for the organisation’s 2016 Annual Convention, to address the theme of Opportunities for Growth during Dynamic Times.

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    AIIGMA's 38th annual meeting opens in Colombo, Sri Lanka

    2016-03-21T08:52:00

    Many industrial gas companies from India gathered at AIIGMA’s 38th annual meeting, with Right Honourable Ravi Karunanayake, Finance Minister of Sri Lanka officially opening the conference.

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    gasworld at the Arab Health Exhibition

    2016-01-27T09:16:00

    gasworld attended this year’s Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, the largest healthcare exhibition and medical congress in the Middle East, on 25th January. Thousands of attendees from across the Middle East and further afield are expected to attend this event, which spans four days and concludes on 28th January.

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    Analyst’s Review: Assessing Air Liquide's acquisition of Airgas

    2015-11-19T09:51:00

    Following the news that Air Liquide has made an offer of $143 per share, valuing Airgas at $13.4bn, gasworld Business Intelligence investigates as to whether this will result in a successful acquisition.

  • IG China opening ceremony
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    Cold wind blowing through Chinese industrial gases business?

    2015-11-09T16:22:00

    The 17th gathering of IG China took place in Chengdu at the Century City New International Convention Centre took place last week, amidst growing concerns for a significant slowing in what was one of the fastest growing markets in the world.

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