Messer Americas has officially been launched after Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners Fund VII recently announced the completion of the planned acquisition of certain businesses in North and South America from Linde plc.
In April 1994, the IWDC was formed by the Independent Welding Distributors Association (IWDA), a western geography buying group. Less than a year later, the Key Distribution Group (KDG), an eastern geography buying group, merged with IWDC to almost double its size.
Keeping up with information technology, both in terms of software and hardware, is one of the great challenges of our time and can be particularly daunting for independent gases and welding distributors.
Last year stands out as a great one for our industry and we enter into the first quarter of 2019 with optimism across both gases and welding equipment, but with many erring on the side of caution later on in the year.
This platform for focused specialty gas content will be published
quarterly within the gasworld global and US Edition magazines,
and reach thousands of key industrial professionals in over 140
Month on month the gasworld website continues to be the primary portal for information, on a global scale, about our industry - be it through the provision of news and features, or information in the expansive company directory section. Launched in 2004, it is the only independent online news provider and information portal for the global industrial gas community and the larger end-user markets. The website also now incorporates news for gasworld US and Specialty Gas Report.