Specialty Gases - North America (S3) – Page 8

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    What’s driving growth in specialty gases in 2017?

    2017-02-01T00:01:00Z

    2016 saw huge opportunities for the specialty gases industry. Traditional markets – particularly North America – have remained the top consumers of industrial gases. However, in recent years we have seen newer markets, including Asia and Southeast Asia, grow in importance.

  • Dr Paul Stockman, Linde Electronics
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    Nitrous oxide – Not a laughing matter in electronics manufacture

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Nitrous oxide (N2O), often referred to as laughing gas, is used in the high-tech thin film industries of semiconductor and LCD display manufacturing. Where the electronics manufacturing market is concerned, N2O is clearly no laughing matter.

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    Tenacity in calibration gases

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Rob Cockerill talks all things calibration gas-related with Gasco President Brad Hanway.

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    The refrigerants phasedown

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    A-Gas Group Commercial Business Development Director Ken Logan provides an update on how the global phasedown of HFCs is influencing the industry in Australia.

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    In focus...Refrigerant gases

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    When the freshly-revised fluorinated gas (F-gas) regulation came into force two years ago, it really put the pressure on those in the refrigerant business to switch to more environmentally-friendly alternatives – with its impact being widely felt by those in the sector today.

  • Health and safety quality control compliance
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    AMETEK Borescope obtains CSA certification

    2017-01-25T11:06:00Z

    AMETEK Land has secured CSA certification for its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR for use in hazardous locations in the US and Canada.

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    Tech Air acquires GASCO in 20th add-on

    2017-01-19T14:24:00Z

    Tech Air has announced that it has acquired Florida-based Gasco Affiliates LLC (GASCO), a producer of speciality gases.

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    Versum Materials installs 200th refill system

    2017-01-09T11:43:00Z

    The Delivery Systems and Services Group (DS S) of Versum Materials, Inc. has sold and commissioned its 200 th CHEMGUARD® Gen. III Refill System.

  • Tiger Optics Aloha analyzer, Q4 SGR 2016
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    Tiger Optics helps enable The Internet of Things

    2017-01-04T11:34:00Z

    The era called The Internet of Things (IoT) began almost eight years ago, according to Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group, which defines it as a period when humans are outnumbered by physical devices connecting to the Internet. Unquestionably, the proliferation of such devices is exponential.

  • VUV Analytics, SVGA 100, Q4 SGR 2016
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    VUV detector simplifies streaming gas analysis

    2017-01-04T11:29:00Z

    Gas purity analysis is an important aspect of bulk and specialty gas production, and affects a number of industries including petrochemical, biotech, and electronics manufacture. Understanding the concentration of gases in a mixture and monitoring for the introduction of impurities has often required the use of complex separation and multiple ...

  • CO2 purity, MOCON – Baseline Inc., Q4 SGR 2016
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    What purity CO2 are you delivering?

    2017-01-04T11:27:00Z

    Since its discovery in the 1700s by Joseph Black, carbon dioxide (CO2), a colorless, odorless gas, has found its way into several industrial, as well as everyday uses. The most common application is as an ingredient in soft drinks. Dissolved CO2 gas provides the “fizz” in various carbonated beverages. As ...

  • Oxygen Services Q4 SGR 2016
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    Keeping the lab safe

    2017-01-04T11:25:00Z

    Oxygen sensors at a Saint Paul, MN-based gas distribution company are working backwards. Instead of looking for oxygen concentrations in the company laboratories, they are looking for no oxygen. For Oxygen Service Company, monitoring gas levels in the labs helps assure employee safety. To keep a beady eye on those ...

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    Versum Materials posts “strong financial chapter”

    2016-12-02T11:43:00Z

    Versum Materials, Inc. has posted a “strong financial chapter” in its first full-year financial results since becoming a stand-alone company following its spin-off from Tier One player Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

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    Another volatile year for rare gases

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    As we near the end of 2016, we look back on another volatile year for rare gases. In my previous rare gases market review (gasworld.com/2009662.article), we reported that neon (Ne) was in a very critical supply shortage during early to mid-2015…

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    Expanding use of hydrogen in the electronics industry

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Hydrogen (H2) is used extensively for electronics manufacturing in the semiconductor, display, LED, and photovoltaic application segments. This most simple of molecules exhibits unique properties: it has excellent heat transfer capabilities and is an efficient reducing and etching agent.

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    Linde helium lifts Thanksgiving Parade balloons

    2016-11-17T09:34:00Z

    Linde LLC has been contracted once again to lift the world-famous balloons at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, by supplying more than 300,000 cubic feet of helium (He) for the celebrations.

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    Tale of two halves in CVD’s Q3 financials

    2016-11-15T10:01:00Z

    It is a tale of two halves for CVD Equipment Corporation in its in its third quarter 2016 financial results, with its revenue income slashed in half but its order backlog reaching a record high.

  • Laptop electronics
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    Systech and Illinois launch redesigned website

    2016-11-14T14:55:00Z

    Systech Instruments (UK) and Illinois Instruments (USA) have launched their redesigned website to ‘keep up’, explains Marketing Manager, Beth Falukner, in an exclusive with gasworld

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    AMCS to supply helium extraction unit in Arizona

    2016-11-14T08:54:00Z

    AMCS Corporation has entered into an agreement with Shiprock Helium LP, an innovative US-based supplier of helium, to provide an INNOVA-HEU8™ Helium Extraction Unit for its project in Northeastern Arizona.

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    MATHESON to build new Louisiana ASU

    2016-11-14T08:35:00Z

    MATHESON has entered into an agreement with Lotte Chemical’s subsidiary, Lotte Chemical Louisiana LLC, to supply tonnage oxygen and nitrogen to its world-scale monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant in Louisiana.