Specialty Gases - North America (S3) – Page 2

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    Middlesex Gases invests in new specialty gas lab

    2021-03-01T15:04:00Z

    Middlesex Gases, with headquarters in Everett, Massachusetts, supplies medical, biotechnology and life science companies throughout New England with specialty gases and customised solutions. Serving this unique and fast growing market requires constant attention and Middlesex Gases is continually developing ways to meet the ever evolving demands of its specialty gas ...

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    Central Welding Supply gets ISO accreditation

    2021-02-16T15:59:00Z

    Central Welding Supply’s (CWS) Smokey Point specialty gas lab has received accreditation as an ISO/IEC 17025:2017 approved analytical lab.

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    Merck strengthens site in Arizona

    2021-02-10T13:30:00Z

    Merck has strengthened its site in Tempe, Arizona with an investment of €18m (approximately $21.8m), strengthening the facility as a strategic production and R D hub for semiconductor materials in the US.

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    Bruschi gets Managing Director role at Cavagna North America

    2021-01-28T17:11:00Z

    Cavagna Group has appointed Federico Bruschi as Managing Director of Cavagna North America, the manufacturer of equipment and fittings for compressed gases, gas storage and gas control.

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    Selecting on-site gas mixers for welding shield gases

    2021-01-20T17:08:00Z

    A common application for on-site gas mixing is creation of shield gas mixtures for welding. An on-site gas mixer may be used for one welder or hundreds of welders. On-site gas mixing allows the user to control the gas mixture from a single point; gas mixers with gas analysers improve ...

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    Telemetry innovations for gas users and suppliers

    2021-01-18T12:49:00Z

    The gas industry began using telemetry several years ago when suppliers developed technology for monitoring pressure differential in bulk gas systems. Having remote access to information provided great advantages to customers and suppliers, but there has been a hesitancy in some circles to embrace telemetry, perhaps because of unease about ...

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    Help is at hand

    2021-01-18T12:35:00Z

    Faced with changing demographics over the last decade where buyers are shifting to online shopping, further accelerated by our current global pandemic, the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) is offering its members a way to improve their e-commerce strategy.

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    Meeting demands, staying innovative

    2021-01-18T12:24:00Z

    For Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric company, 2020 was a strong year for its specialty gas sector with an increased demand for products such as its changeover systems. In the last 12 months, Harris also provided critical help in setting up temporary hospitals to treat overspill patients suffering from ...

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    IWDC meets ‘demand for technical information’ with webinars

    2020-11-26T14:32:00Z

    The Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) recently held its PurityPlus Operational Excellence Webinar Series, which offered IWDC members a chance to refresh skills in basic and advanced operational techniques.

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    Servomex awarded two CQC contracts by Micron

    2020-09-25T13:54:00Z

    Gas analyst specialist Servomex has been selected for two major Continuous Quality Control (CQC) contracts by Micron Tech, a US-based semiconductor company specialising in computer memory and data storage.

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    Maintaining stability in the US specialty gases market

    2020-09-01T10:15:00Z

    What are the challenges and opportunities in the North American specialty gas containment industry, and what impact has the pandemic had?

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    Red Ball Oxygen appoints Vice-President

    2020-08-20T07:40:00Z

    Red Ball Oxygen has appointed Mark Patten as its Vice-President of Technical Gas Services (TGS).

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    PurityPlus® update

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    As IWDC’s specialty gas program enters its second decade, PurityPlus continues construction of a strong house resting on a well-planned and well-built foundation. More than 15 years ago, several influential IWDC (Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative) members and the staff organised a series of meetings to explore growth initiatives.

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    DIY marketing

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    Marketing is often misunderstood. To many it looks like an insurmountable mountain to climb with every possible view increasing in size, depth, the manpower to accomplish it.

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    A life in the specialty gas industry

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    In the early days of SGD Inc., winters were difficult for its founder and sole employee Frank Scornavacca. “I started SGD in my garage in New Jersey, and for two years I worked in that garage,” Scornavacca told gasworld. “It was pretty cold in the winter I can tell you, ...

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    A leap of faith

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    So, you want to manufacture and sell high purity specialty gases. You can make the case that you have all the resources you need to accomplish that. You have a liquid source of the raw materials, filling equipment, customers, and a desire to increase your sales and profitability of this ...

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    Helium recovery via SEPURAN®

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    Specialty chemicals group Evonik collaborated with Linde Engineering to set up a first-of-its-kind helium purification facility using a hybrid process of membrane and Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) technology in Mankota, Canada, four years ago. Alex Evans, Business Development Manager, Membranes, at Evonik Corporation, here explains how SEPURAN® works and the ...

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    High-pressure solutions

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    Grown out of a family home in Munich, Germany, Bauer Compressors Inc. has experienced a whirlwind of a journey to end up with a US base and over 75 years of experience in manufacturing reliable and durable arrays of high-pressure compressors.

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    Selecting gas mixers for Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP)

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) is an important tool for extending the shelf life of a wide variety of foods. Examples are shredded cheese, baked goods, ground meat, seafood, nuts and baby formula. MAP also reduces the need for chemical preservatives in the food.

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    From a doodle, to a $6m fill plant

    2020-08-03T05:00:00Z

    When Keen Compressed Gas Co. first started out as an auto parts store selling acetylene to the automotive industry, its founder, Stanley Keen, never imagined it would grow into the medical, specialty and industrial gases business it is today.