MVE-Chart celebrated 50 years of operations at its New Prague, Minnesota facility this summer, regarded as a cornerstone of Chart’s Distribution & Storage Group (D&S).
Minnesota Valley Engineering (MVE) began as a start-up company in New Prague in 1963 with the aim of building a better LN2 container for the new artificial insemination market.
After three decades of working to expand its lines to include packaged gas, bulk, vacuum insulated pipe (VIP), and mobile gas products, MVE joined forces with Chart in 1999. Since then the Chart D&S Group has stretched across the globe. Chart attributes much of the success of the New Prague operation to its loyal customers and hard-working employees.
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.
GTCR, a leading private equity firm, has recently completed the previously announced acquisition of Cole-Parmer Instrument Company from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Tech Air, a Connecticut-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related welding supplies, announced that it has acquired US Oxygen Supply (US Oxygen) of Arlington, Texas, and Specialty Air Technologies (SAT) of Long Beach, California. Tech Air is owned by CI Capital Partners and Tech Air ...
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