• Gas-cylinders

    Cylinder technologies – A view to 2020


    Over the years like all commodities, gas cylinders have undergone several technological changes. Here, Dr. Roy S. Irani, Gas Package Solutions, gazes into his crystal ball and provides a view of cylinder technologies toward 2020 and beyond.

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    US argon market report


    Argon demand strengthened as we came out of the recession, but the uncertainty of the new political environment has left producers questioning how to manage that growth, possibly adding more issues and questions than before.

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    The industrial gas year: 2016


    Back in April 2015, gas world posed the question, could there be room for one more big deal within the global industrial gases industry?

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    Machine & Welding Supply/Arcet name change


    After merging in Fall 2013, Arcet and Machine Welding Supply Co. have announced they’ll rebrand as Arc3 Gases beginning June 15.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Italy


    When gasworld last focused on the Italian industrial gases market, the emphasis was on recovery from the global economic recession. The region’s economy had stabilised – later than fellow many fellow European markets – and this was reflected in a marginal return to growth in its gases business in 2010. ...

  • China finance

    CIMC Enric maintains positivity


    CIMC Enric has revealed its first half 2014 interim results, and cites natural gas as driving a promising market outlook both for the company and the wider energy equipment segment despite declines during the year to date.

  • Hydrogen production – September 2014

    In focus...Hydrogen production


    The hydrogen produced by the industrial gases sector has long been used in various applications. Everything from industrial products to food packaging, with fertiliser and space travel in-between, benefits from the advantages of the energy carrier hydrogen (H2). But with the movement to establish a hydrogen economy in top gear, ...

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    Rise of Yingde Gases continues


    Yingde Gases Group has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 th June 2014, with turnover rising 15% over the comparable period last year, to RMB 3.6bn ($584m).

  • Japan

    Change in leadership at JIMGA


    A new chairman and directors are in place at the Japan Industrial and Medical Gases Association (JIMGA), following the organisation’s general meeting earlier this summer.

  • August 2014 Hot Topic Green Stats

    Hot topic – Is ‘green’ still on the industrial gas agenda?


    How important is R D for today’s industrial gas company? And more importantly, can it coexist with the cost implications of going green? Stuart Radnedge investigates.