WestAir Gases & Equipment, Inc., the largest independent distributor of gases, gas equipment and welding supplies in the Southwest of the US, has appointed a new Plant Manager at its Californian outfit.

Jemal Norwood will be based at WestAir’s Anaheim site and will be responsible for managing the company’s plant and distribution throughout the LA basin.

Norwood has been in the industry for over 20 years, gaining experience from both major and independent industrial gas companies alike.

Austin Romesberg, Vice-President of Operations at the US-based business, stated, “Jemal is a great addition to WestAir and we look forward to the value that he will bring our team and our operation as a whole.”