Viewpoint – Page 10

  • Keith Stewart
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    South Africa – life beyond the bush

    2012-03-21T08:35:00Z

    South Africa is a country I have been visiting for over 20 years and in that time there has been many developments in the country, the people and the industrial gas industry. It has become a global player in every way.

  • Jim Bowman
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    10 minutes more with... Jim Bowman

    2012-03-02T08:15:00Z

    Spend 10 minutes more with Jim Bowman and see what else the President of Rexarc had to say about global operations, economic fluctuations, and the development of the company’s five-year plan.

  • Rick Kowey
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    M&A: A view from within

    2012-03-02T08:11:00Z

    The competitive landscape of the US industrial gas business has changed considerably over the last decade. In 2001, there was still a plethora of independent distributors and producers, ranging in size from small, local, one or two-store businesses to several large regional companies formed by the fusion of firms in ...

  • Michael Blondin, VRV
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    'Show me the money'

    2012-03-02T08:09:00Z

    Cheap or not cheap…that is the question. In today’s market, with tight margins and the gases industry under pressure to optimise operational efficiencies, making the most of investments and efficiencies in operations has never been more important.

  • Teresa Boehl
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    News from Cryo Corner, with Theresa Boehl

    2012-02-10T08:21:00Z

    My involvement in the Cryogenic Society for the last few years has had an unintended side effect. Whenever I’m out and about in Chicago, the city where I live, I find myself stumbling across hints of the cryo world that I would not have noticed before.

  • William J. Kroll is Chairman and CEO of MATHESON, the largest subsidiary of Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC).
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    10 minutes more with...William J. Kroll

    2012-02-06T10:59:00Z

    Spend 10 minutes more with William J. Kroll and see what else the Chairman and CEO of MATHESON had to say about the future of the gases business, future travel plans, and experiences of working within a Japanese culture.

  • William J. Kroll is Chairman and CEO of MATHESON, the largest subsidiary of Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC).
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    10 minutes with...William J. Kroll

    2012-02-06T09:44:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out this month to catch-up with William J. Kroll, Chairman and CEO of MATHESON. Kroll heads-up MATHESON, the largest subsidiary of parent Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC), the Japan-based Tier One industrial gases major. As a result, Kroll takes in several trips to Japan to meet with his ...

  • Keith Stewart
    Features

    Aeroplanes and incredible India

    2012-02-06T09:43:00Z

    As most of us global sales guys spend so much of our time in the air, I thought I would mention how I see so many of the major airlines today as careless ventures that see the business traveller only as a gravy train for their bottom line.

  • Michael Blondin, VRV
    Features

    The past, present and future of the cryogenic equipment industry

    2012-01-09T08:36:00Z

    In my last column I spoke about the ‘ups and downs’ of travelling to promote our wares. This month, I’m going to talk about how this experience has given a unique vision on the evolution of our niche of an industry.

  • Diana Buss, Vice-President of Communications at the Messer Group.
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    10 minutes more with...Diana Buss

    2012-01-06T09:13:00Z

    Spend 10 minutes more with Diana Buss and see what else the Vice-President of Communications at the Messer Group had to say about communications, future travel plans, and her hopes for 2012.

  • Nicolas Viard, of France-based Cryolor.
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    10 minutes with...Nicolas Viard

    2011-11-28T16:17:00Z

    Take ten minutes out with Nicolas Viard, Vice-President of Sales EMEA-Americas, Marketing Communications at Cryolor.

  • Teresa Boehl
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    News from Cryo Corner, with Theresa Boehl

    2011-11-21T10:46:00Z

    All good things must come to an end, the saying goes. Still, the scientists, engineers and officials who spent years planning, building and running the Tevatron particle accelerator undoubtedly felt tinges of sadness when the machine was powered down for the last time on 30th September.

  • Keith Stewart
    Features

    Shale we change the industry?

    2011-11-14T00:00:00Z

    Following on from my visit to China, I spent two weeks in South Korea and Taiwan before moving on to the US. The difference in the need and use of LNG varies greatly in each country, as does the systems needed to digest the food that is served up.

  • Michael Blondin, VRV
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    The ‘ups and downs’ of travelling to sell our wares

    2011-11-01T12:46:00Z

    Brand new! Read the first ever piece from new gas world columnist, Michael Blondin. Here, Blondin describes his experiences of traversing the globe to 'sell his wares' – and the pitfalls, and glorious opportunities, that comes with the job.

  • Laurie Huget
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    News from Cryo Corner, with Laurie Huget

    2011-10-01T12:05:00Z

    Brand new! Read the latest updates from gas world's new bi-monthly Cryo Corner column courtesy of the Cryogenic Society of America (CSA). Here, Laurie Huget provides the latest updates from the world of cryogenics and some key summer meetings in the US.

  • Keith Stewart of Herose
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    Intestines, appendages and LNG valves in China

    2011-10-01T11:50:00Z

    Brand new! Read the first ever piece from new gas world columnist, Keith Stewart. Here, Stewart describes his experiences of travelling in China, the changes he's seen take shape there over the last decade, and his expectations of the changing requirements for LNG valves in the country.