Specialty Gases (Electronics, Medical, Core)

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IWDC meets ‘demand for technical information’ with webinars


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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A-Gas introduces onsite temperature testing


A-Gas has introduced onsite temperature testing for staff in a bid to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A-Gas expands into Italy


Specialty chemical and gases management expert A-Gas is expanding its recovery and reclamation offering in Italy.

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Hine wins engineering contract for high-pressure laboratory


Switzerland-based Hine has won the engineering contract for the University of Zurich’s new high-pressure laboratory in Irchel.


Atlas Copco buys Ehrler and Beck


Atlas Copco is buying German vacuum equipment and services distributor Ehrler and Beck.

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Linde and Samsung Electronics sign second long-term agreement


Linde has entered into a long-term agreement with Samsung Electronics to supply ultra-high purity industrial gases for the South Korean tech giant’s latest semiconductor facilities in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

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Silicon wafer shipments set to increase


Global silicon wafer shipments are set to increase 2.4% year-over-year in 2020 according to electronics manufacturing industry association SEMI, in what will be a boost for the specialty gas sector.