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  • 'Manjula' Cryolor's tank

    Productivity with conscience: 50th Milestone for Cryolor


    Cryolor Asia Pacific reached a milestone earlier this week when its Chennai facility delivered the 50th tank. The achievement, marked with a ceremony, was all the more laudable given the way in which the project was undertaken – with a strong sense of corporate social responsibility.

  • Marco Pellegrino has built on a long association with ASCO by becoming the company's new Managing Director, effective January 2012.

    ASCO Carbon Dioxide Ltd names new Managing Director


    Outgoing managing director Wolfgang Pöschl, who had managed ASCO since 2007 in addition to Messer Schweiz (Switzerland) AG, has accepted a new position and challenge to become Managing Director of Messer Austria. As of 1 st January he has passed on the ASCO baton to Pellegrino, who has also ...

  • Linde medical gases. MRI machine

    A new milestone for Siemens-Linde cooperation


    The significance of the Middle East as a supplier of helium in the future is well versed, less prominent is the region’s consumption of this gas. News of a contract renewal in Turkey, however, highlights the growth in demand from the country’s healthcare sector.

  • Praxair

    Vargas to lead Praxair's political strategy


    Omar A Vargas has been named Praxair’s latest Director of Government relations. The appointment has been heralded as a success and is hoped to strengthen the industrial gas company’s relations with policymakers.

  • Lim Seck Luan is the new Managing Director of Linde Gas Singapore (LGS), effective January 2012.

    Linde Gas Singapore appoints new Managing Director


    Following the news of the recent rebranding of Linde Malaysia, more breaking news emerges from the South East Asia region with the appointment of Lim Seck Luan as Managing Director of Linde Gas Singapore Pte Ltd (LGS).

  • Praxair

    Praxair acquires Welders Industrial Supply


    Praxair Distribution, Inc. has acquired Welders Industrial Supply, LLC of Pasadena, Texas, an independent distributor of industrial and specialty gases, welding equipment, supplies and related services. Founded in 2009 by Ernest W. ‘Cotton’ Speed III, WIS supplies customers in the greater Houston, Texas area.

  • Air Liquide provides a wide range of electronics gases and solutions.

    Air Liquide to add fluorine cleaning gas solutions to customer offering


    To meet industry demand, Air Liquide has decided to broaden its offer by proposing an alternative to existing cleaning gases for its customers, adding fluorine cleaning gas solutions to its offering.

  • The new Linde Malaysia rebranding became effective January 2012.

    New year, new name – MOX-Linde Gases rebrands as Linde Malaysia and targets further growth


    Having completed a take over of the company in 2007, MOX-Linde Gases Sdn Bhd has now officially rebranded as Linde Malaysia Sdn Bhd. The rebrand marks a milestone in an integration process that began in Malaysia six years ago, to create a world leading gases and engineering company.

  • Servomex's new facility in Brazil

    SERVOFLEX MiniMP 5200 now MCERTS certified for CEMS oxygen analysis


    The Servomex SERVOFLEX MiniMP (5200 Multipurpose) gas analyzer has been awarded MCERTS certification, making it suitable for source testers that require reference oxygen (O2) analysis as part of the verification of Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS).

  • medical mask

    HOT numbers rise, but increase shows signs of slowing


    While it had previously been thought that the number of HOT patients would keep increasing by an annual 4,000 or more in view of an ageing society, it seems that this has actually levelled out slightly and the increase has become slower.

  • Air Products tanker

    China project award is largest single on-site ASU order ever


    Air Products has signed a long-term contract with Shaanxi Future Energy Chemical Co., Ltd. and will build, own and operate the largest on-site air separation unit (ASU) order ever awarded to an industrial gas company. The facility will include multiple ASU trains and produce 12,000 tons per day (TPD) of ...

  • VRV's Asia pacific site has now received ASME certification.

    VRV Asia Pacific receives ASME certification


    VRV Asia Pacific has reached another milestone by obtaining ASME U, U2, and S Stamp certifications after meeting ASME’s guidelines for the design, fabrication, inspection, and testing. After obtaining ISO 9001:2008 certification by Lloyds, this is regarded as the next biggest achievement in quality certification.

  • semiconductor

    Air Liquide Electronics completes expansion of ALOHA materials production


    Air Liquide Electronics yesterday announced the successful completion of a series of expansions at its ALOHA TM manufacturing sites in California (US), Chalon (France) and Tsukuba (Japan), continuing its commitment to the semiconductor and electronics markets.

  • Saket Tiku

    Breaking News: AIIGMA announces new President


    Early today from The Atlantis The Palm in Dubai, Saket Tiku was declared the new President of the All India Industrial Gases Manufacturers Association.

  • Linde medical gases

    Linde to acquire Air Products' Continental-European homecare business, market position enhanced


    Breaking news: The Linde Group has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the Continental-European homecare business of Air Products at an enterprise value of €590m.

  • Praxair

    Praxair agrees to acquire Texas Welders Supply Company


    Praxair Distribution, Inc. (PDI), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Houston, Texas-based Texas Welders Supply Company (TWSCO). The companies had expected to close the transaction by 31 st December (2011), subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ...

  • The RHEA liquefier was en route to Ras Laffan, Qatar.

    RHEA helium liquefier en route to Ras Laffan


    After six months of integration in Sassenage’ workshops, the helium liquefier of the RHEA (Ras Laffan Helium Air Liquide) project was hitting the road over the festive season, en route to its destination in Qatar. The liquefier hit the road from mid December to reach the purification and liquefaction ...

  • Air Liquide's plant

    Companies reflecting on successful, longstanding partnerships as the end-of-year approaches


    The New Year is often considered a time for reflection, and two companies have this month told gasworld of their timely thoughts on longstanding partnerships in the industry. Both equipment manufacturer Hummingbird Sensing Technology and Air Liquide UK are revelling in successful long-term relationships.

  • Ian Unwin, Compliance Engineer at Servomex.

    Servomex engineer recognised for outstanding contribution to instrument industry


    A life-long dedication to professional excellence by one of Servomex’s compliance engineers has been recognised by one of the UK’s leading technical organisations. The Institute of Measurement and Control has presented Compliance Engineer Ian Unwin with the Alex Hough-Grassby Memorial Award for 2011.

  • It's Christmas!

    Letter from the Editor: Good tidings we bring...


    The festive season is here once more and with it comes all the glitz, extravagance, hype and hysteria, and love, laughter and sorrow – all in equal measure. But when you look past the bonanza of consumer spending, profligacy and giving receiving, one thinks of the other side ...