Bob Urie is now the vice-president of operations at Pittsburgh-based Butler Gas Products, the company has announced.
Urie had formerly been the company’s general manager of Purchasing and Branch Operations, but was promoted to his new role earlier this year and will continue to lead the company’s purchasing efforts, branch locations, and non-gas products sales model.
Under his newly expanded role, Urie accepts more responsibility with Butler Gas Products’ strategic opportunities, overall business operations, and gas-focused activities.
Electronic Fluorocarbons (EFC), headquartered in Massachusetts, utilizes the latest technology for the purification and microanalysis of its legacy fluorinated specialty gases and rare gases for the medical and electronics semiconductor manufacturing industries.
As we head in to 2018, we look back on a very interesting changing market for krypton (Kr), xenon (Xe) and neon (Ne) in 2017. Ne supply this year continued to increase as new plants came on-stream while the demand was growing slowly after the big decline of 2016.
Electronics manufacturing is a highly complex sequence of adding and subtracting material, with the resulting sum yielding circuits sometimes less than one hundred atoms wide. For over 50 years, Moore’s Law has driven an industry to make smaller devices on larger scales.
Flow-Cal, Inc. achieved record attendance at its fifteenth annual Users Group conference. This year’s event, held in the Uptown/Galleria area of Houston, Texas, brought in over 300 industry leaders and 70 companies..
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