Tony Hopkins

  • Turbines Incorporated’s Integrated System for Cryogenic Delivery
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    Spotlight on Technology - Turbines Incorporated’s Integrated System for Cryogenic Delivery

    2013-12-10T12:00:00

    Focusing on simplicity and efficiency proves to be essential for success in the cryogenic gas distribution market. Investing in a truck-integrated delivery system that clearly and simply provides a real-time status of flow parameters can assist with faster delivery times, reduce readout errors, and preserve costly equipment. Systems like these ...

  • The Best of CryoGas International 2013
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    The Best of CryoGas International 2013

    2013-12-10T12:00:00

    Here we are, wrapping up another 11 issues of CryoGas International. Once again we are grateful to all of our contributors—advertisers and writers—for making 2013 another great year for our magazine. Each year you make our decision on Best Advertiser, Best Photo in a Feature Article, and Best Diagram harder ...

  • SES’ Gasification Technology
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    SES’ Gasification Technology

    2013-11-15T12:00:00

    Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (SES) (synthesisenergy.com) is a clean energy technology company that provides technology, equipment, and engineering services for the conversion of low rank, low cost coal and biomass feedstocks into valuable energy and chemical products.

  • The GAWDA 2013 Annual Convention September 15–18 Orlando, Florida
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    The GAWDA 2013 Annual Convention September 15–18 Orlando, Florida

    2013-11-15T12:00:00

    From the First-Timers Reception held on Sunday afternoon to the President’s Gala that closed the convention on Wednesday evening, the GAWDA 2013 Annual Convention drew together vendors and distributors of gases and welding equipment from across the country to meet, have fun, and share ideas.

  • Cryostar Drives LNG/LCNG Forward with North American Launch
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    Cryostar Drives LNG/LCNG Forward with North American Launch

    2013-11-15T12:00:00

    Cryostar’s involvement in liquefied natural gas and liquefied-compressed natural gas (LNG/LCNG) fueling stations for vehicles began almost a decade ago. Today, opportunities in the LNG supply chain are growing, and in May of 2013 Cryostar launched its latest LNG fueling station for gas powered vehicles in the US. This article ...

  • Robotic Welding at Weldcoa
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    Robotic Welding at Weldcoa

    2013-10-11T12:00:00

    The founder of Weldcoa, Richard Bennett, invented the Sur-Loc™ Pallet in the late 1960s. Since that time the Weldcoa Palletized Process has evolved from an external delivery system, through the use of pallet trucks and trailers, to an internal material handling system that can include two-tiered storage and manual or ...

  • FABTECH 2013
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    FABTECH 2013

    2013-10-11T12:00:00

    FABTECH 2013 will be held at McCormack Place in Chicago, Illinois in November, and North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event is expected to attract record numbers. More than 35,000 attendees and 1,500 exhibitors are expected at the show, which covers more than 550,000 net square feet ...

  • Atlas Welding Supply Co., Inc. – A Field Report
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    Atlas Welding Supply Co., Inc. - A Field Report

    2013-08-08T12:00:00

    In 2014, Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based Atlas Welding Supply Co., Inc. will celebrate its 70th anniversary. In 1944, Charles Temerson and Sons Scrapyard became an Airco distributor and launched its Welding Supply Division. Thirty four years later the name was changed to Atlas Welding Supply when it was sold to an employee, ...

  • Coastal Welding Supply – A Field Report
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    Coastal Welding Supply - A Field Report

    2013-08-08T12:00:00

    Founded in Beaumont, Texas in 1963 by Al Mazoch, Coastal Welding Supply prides itself on being a single source for industrial and specialty gas requirements. As this second generation company, now headed by J.C. “Chuck” Mazoch, celebrates its 50th anniversary it continues its commitment to producing only the highest quality ...

  • An eCommerce Strategy for Distributors
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    An eCommerce Strategy for Distributors

    2013-08-08T12:00:00

    By 2020, retailers expect 20 percent of all non-food sales to be facilitated through some form of eCommerce. By 2016, half of all consumers’ purchases will incorporate some online or mobile component: comparison shopping, ordering, customizing and paying. And today, 65 percent of consumers already do some online shopping. (Statistics ...

  • Linde Invests in Crop Science
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    Linde Invests in Crop Science

    2013-08-08T12:00:00

    Linde Gases, a division of the Linde Group (linde.com), has launched its Crop Science business. The re-energized product and service offering—previously referred to as its “fumigants” business—is recognition of Linde’s renewed commitment to combating the increasing challenges facing the world food supply chain.

  • Norco – A Field Report
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    Norco - A Field Report

    2013-08-08T12:00:00

    Sixty-five years ago, Norco (norco-inc.com) was a southern Idaho welding supply company with only two stores and 20 employees. Today, the highly diversified enterprise is the nation’s largest independent welding, safety, medical, and gas supplier, serving seven states and selling more than 50,000 items related to the industry.

  • The GAWDA Annual Convention
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    The GAWDA Annual Convention

    2013-07-09T12:00:00

    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association’s (GAWDA) 69th annual convention will open this year in Orlando on Sunday, September 15 and continue through Wednesday, September 18. Attendees will be able to soak in the warm Florida sun and relax at the luxurious JW Marriot Orlando Grande Lakes resort.

  • James Russell Engineering Works, Inc.
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    James Russell Engineering Works, Inc.

    2013-07-09T12:00:00

    James Russell Engineering Works, Inc. (Russell Engineering) (russelleng.com) was established and has been in continuous operation in Boston, MA since 1874. Owned through five generations by the Russell family, the company started as a designer/builder of large-scale metal fabrications and pressure vessels, including steam boilers and high pressure process equipment.

  • Keeping It Safe with Cylinder Tracking
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    Keeping It Safe with Cylinder Tracking

    2013-07-09T12:00:00

    Cylinders are fundamental to the supply of industrial gases and the effective tracking and monitoring of these assets are key measures that ensure total traceability across the supply chain. Tracking allows both the supplier and the customer to maximize gas safety and quality, and to reduce costs that are incurred ...

  • Natural Gas Vehicles
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    Natural Gas Vehicles

    2013-07-09T12:00:00

    Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are a reality on the American road today. The move to natural gas transportation is happening and with the public and industry embracing NGVs, there are now more options for driving and fueling than the country has ever seen before.

  • TrackAbout Helps General Welding
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    TrackAbout Helps General Welding

    2013-07-09T12:00:00

    Westbury, NY-based General Welding Supply is a wholesale distributor of industrial, medical, specialty, and cryogenic gases as well as a full line of welding supplies. Family owned and operated since 1923, employees share a commitment to providing customers throughout the Long Island- Greater New York Metro area with quality goods ...

  • Gas Product Profile – Disilane Si2H6
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    Gas Product Profile - Disilane Si2H6

    2013-06-11T12:00:00

    The current proliferation of electronic devices, including smart phones, music players, tablets, and cameras has created a huge demand for semiconductor memory chips. New and more complex applications and functionality for many of these devices is adding to that demand.

  • SEMICON® West 2013 and Intersolar North America
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    SEMICON® West 2013 and Intersolar North America

    2013-06-11T12:00:00

    Dynamic changes to R&D processes, tools, technical challenges, and funding/business models will highlight the upcoming SEMICON West 2013 (semiconwest.org) exhibition. Product displays of the latest semiconductor manufacturing technology, components, and subsystems will also be an integral part of SEMICON West, the Western Hemisphere’s largest microand nano-electronics conference, being held July ...

  • Developing the Climate Ready Crops of the Future
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    Developing the Climate Ready Crops of the Future

    2013-05-13T12:00:00

    Carbon dioxide (CO2), the primary greenhouse gas produced by human activities, is causing global warming and climate change, but higher levels of CO2 in the air can also assist plant growth and improve their ability to cope with drought and water stress.

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