Specialty Gas Report

  • Gas Chromatography — Mass Spectrometry

    Mass spectrometry assisting fight against cancer


    By combining sophisticated analysis at the molecular level using transgenic animal models and cell samples, desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry imaging, and statistical modeling, it is producing new insights about the relationship between metabolic patterns and oncogene expression.

  • Business deal merger

    Tech Air acquires McGinnis Welding Supply


    Connecticut-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related welding supplies, Tech Air, has acquired Texas’ McGinnis Welding Supply – which is a leading distributor of industrial, specialty and medical gases.

  • Merger aquisition deal

    GTCR finalizes acquisition of Cole-Palmer Instrument Company


    GTCR, a leading private equity firm, has recently completed the previously announced acquisition of Cole-Parmer Instrument Company from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

  • The Linde Group is one of the leading players in the industrial gases business.

    Linde completes UHP N2 and O2 expansion project


    Linde Electronics and Specialty Gases has completed the capacity expansion to supply ultra-high purity (UHP) gaseous nitrogen and UHP oxygen to its customers in the Hillsboro, Oregon area.

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    Spectro Scientific awarded two USAF contracts


    Spectro Scientific, a leading developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for fluid and machine condition monitoring, has been awarded two multi-year contracts from the United States Air Force

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    Air Products announces major restructuring


    Air Products’ Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Seifi Ghasemi, has today (September 18) announced a major company restructuring, with the goal of ‘regaining industry leadership by providing excellent service to customers as the safest and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.’

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    Sherwood Valve launches new catalog


    Sherwood Valve, LLC has launched the company’s new, comprehensive 80+ page compressed gas catalog including industrial gas valves, medical valves, propane cylinder valves, alternative energy valves, specialty valves and pressure relief devices.

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    Inside the Lab


    Starting from the top down, NorLab, a wholly owned division of Norco, Inc., was created with the specific goal of producing quality products. In the company’s organizational chart in NorLab’s ISO 9002 submittal, the principal and chief operating governance of the company is obvious; it is the customer. Our marching ...

  • SEMICON West 2014

    Sustainability Meets Innovation: SEMICON West Show Review


    In the early days of July, Specialty Gas Report attended the 44th annual SEMICON West show, the preeminent event in the US semiconductor and micro-electronics industry. SEMICON West 2014 was held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, from July 8–14, and the event was spectacular.

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    Permeation Tubes for Difficult Mixtures


    As analytical requirements seek quantification at ever lower concentration levels the gas mixtures required for verification and calibration become more difficult to obtain or prepare, and often impossible to store. Concentrations may be extremely low (parts per billion, or even parts per trillion.) Analytes are often highly polar, or highly ...