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  • Advanced Electric-Drive Vehicles – Driving Opportunities for Industrial and Specialty Gases
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    Advanced Electric-Drive Vehicles - Driving Opportunities for Industrial and Specialty Gases

    2011-07-11T15:52:00Z

    Thanks to the rising concern for the environment and the price of gas, electric-drive technologies are ready to compete with—and complement—the ubiquitous internal combustion engines (ICE), according to US Department of Energy (DOE) ( www.energy. gov ). By combining an ICE with new advanced batteries, technologies, and an electric motor, ...

  • Praxair’s North American Specialty Gases Business
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    Praxair's North American Specialty Gases Business

    2011-07-11T15:21:00Z

    In this feature we interview Praxair’s James Baughman, about the company’s North American specialty gases business.

  • US Argon Market Report – Economic Recovery Reinvigorates Demand
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    US Argon Market Report - Economic Recovery Reinvigorates Demand

    2011-06-13T15:01:00Z

    Argon demand has been strong over the past year with key markets showing robust growth as the US economy comes out of recession. Production of argon is dependent on large volume oxygen production at air separation units (ASUs). Unfortunately, demand for oxygen has not been strong over the past few ...

  • Haun Specialty Gases’ High Efficiency— and Very Large—Gas Fill Plant
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    Haun Specialty Gases’ High Efficiency— and Very Large—Gas Fill Plant

    2011-03-14T14:04:00Z

    For four generations, the Haun family has been a major supplier of welding and industrial gas products, training, and repair for Upstate New York, Western and Northern Vermont, and Northern Pennsylvania. Haun Welding Supply’s 16 stores are relied upon by multiple industries, including construction, fabrication, manufacturing, commercial, medical laboratories, education, ...

  • The Rare Gases Market Report
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    The Rare Gases Market Report

    2010-08-16T14:59:00Z

    Wlliams Ramsay and Travers Morris discovered the three gases — krypton (Kr), xenon (Xe), and neon (Ne) — more than 120 years ago. These three are part of a family of gases most commonly referred to as rare or noble. Completely inert and chemically stable, rare gases are produced from ...

  • A Company Scales Up
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    A Company Scales Up

    2010-08-16T14:48:00Z

    The Gerhart Scale Corporation (Gerhart) ( www.gerhart.com ) began as an industrial scale distributor that supplied the transportation and manufacturing sectors. For the industrial gas sector, Gerhart’s scales service highway- and plant-located truck scale systems for merchant bulk weight and fill control systems for CO2 and liquid argon railcars. 

  • Gas Purity Enhances Chips for Wireless Revolution
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    Gas Purity Enhances Chips for Wireless Revolution

    2010-06-07T14:28:00Z

    Most users of iPhones , iPads, and other wireless technology hardly imagine that gases are critical to the manufacture of the tiny chips that operate their devices. But, ultra-pure hydrogen chloride (HCl), hydrogen (H2), and nitrogen (N2) all play vital roles in the manufacture of super-fast, low-temperature, lower power consuming ...

  • Moving Your Business to the Next Level
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    Moving Your Business to the Next Level

    2010-03-15T13:15:00Z

    Moving your business to the next level can feel like jumping off a cliff — you know you need to make a leap, but you are not sure where you will land. With a clear vision of your goal and the appropriate commitment, resources, and partners, you can make the ...

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    Finding the Right Stuff

    2009-11-09T15:33:00Z

    The Specialty Gases segment is one of the few markets that has been resilient in this recession and represents an excellent growth path for the independent gas distributor. Critical to success in this marketplace is a professional and knowledgeable specialty gas force. 

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    Providing Specialty Gases to the Life Science Community

    2009-11-09T15:26:00Z

    THE LIFE SCIENCES MARKET For a gas supplier that has customarily serviced industrial accounts such as welding shops, providing gases and related equipment to the Life Sciences may require a whole new business plan. Selling gases to this highly specialized and sophisticated market, for example, requires change at every ...

  • Gases That Carry a Guarantee
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    Gases That Carry a Guarantee

    Manufacturing and selling highpurity specialty gases requires complex resources and represents a significant investment for industrial gas distributors.

  • “Mars Mix” and Other Molecules That Matter
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    “Mars Mix” and Other Molecules That Matter

    Made possible by ever-changing and emerging technologies, our industry is constantly looking for ways to create innovative products based on new materials and fresh ways of thinking.

  • Rare Gases Market Update
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    Rare Gases Market Update

    As the economy slows down so does the demand for rare gases. During the last 12 months demand for xenon (Xe) declined almost 40 percent and demand for krypton (Kr) fell by about 30 percent.

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    Recovering Xenon — and Costs

    A range of new uses for the noble gas xenon has boosted its profile along with its demand at a time when supplies have been crimped thanks to the ongoing economic recession. With that in mind, users are paying more attention to how they use xenon.

  • What’s So Special About Specialty Gases?
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    What’s So Special About Specialty Gases?

    2009-07-11T16:58:00Z

    Laboratory gases will always play a significant role in the everyday life of anyone working in any lab. A gas chromatograph (GC) or a mass spectrometer (MS) is just a sizable paperweight without gases.

  • New Light Cast on Photovoltaics
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    New Light Cast on Photovoltaics

    2009-01-22T15:59:00Z

    Skyrocketing energy prices, recent technological advances and a renewed interest in alternative energy sources have once again brought attention to photovoltaics (PV) or solar energy. Industrial gas producers are poised to capitalize on new manufacturing technologies, particularly thin film PV, which requires large amounts of bulk and specialty gases, as ...