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The devil is in the details, especially when it comes to welding processes. This technology area has information on consumables, including cutting tips, electrodes and wire, spatter prevention compounds, temporary purge dams, and welding torch components.

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Online 3-D animation highlights GMAW gun liner loading system

January 9, 2014

A new 3-D animation available on the Bernard and Tregaskiss YouTube pages presents their QUICK LOAD™ Liner AutoLength™ system for GMAW operations. The animation, which can be viewed at www.youtube.com/thebernarddifference and www.youtube.com/user/tregaskisswelds, explains how GMAW gun liners...

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CenterLine launches updated website

December 11, 2013

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., Windsor, Ont., has launched a redesigned website at www.cntrline.com. Updated to improve navigation and functionality, the site provides improved access to downloadable content and simplifies searches for specific information about the company's products and services,...

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Weldcraft GTAW torches, accessories become part of Miller brand

November 20, 2013

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has announced the consolidation of the GTAW torch and accessory lines from Weldcraft under the Miller brand. The torches and accessories continue to carry the Weldcraft name after the consolidation and continue to be made in Appleton, Wis. The Miller name is being added on...

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ABICOR Binzel receives Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for Welding Torches

October 30, 2013

ABICOR Binzel – Global has announced that it has received the Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for Welding Torches 2013 for its RAB Grip fume extraction torch line and its new air-cooled welding torch series, ABIMIG® A T LW. The award ceremony will be at the ABICOR Binzel FABTECH...

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Industrial Innovations names distributor in Mexico

October 11, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the addition of Sofka S.A. De C.V., a provider of fluid management systems in Monterrey, Mexico, as a new distribution partner. In addition to representing Industrial Innovations' Spra-Rite proportional mixing/spraying equipment and its MSR...

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Linde breaks ground on industrial gases liquefier in Texas

September 30, 2013

Linde LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Linde North America Inc., has broken ground for construction of a new industrial gases liquefier in La Porte, Texas. The plant will produce liquid oxygen, nitrogen, and argon at the recently announced air separation unit (ASU) Linde is building at the site....

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ILMO marks 100 years in business

September 30, 2013

ILMO Products Co., St. Louis, celebrates its 100th year in business in 2013. The company has marked the occasion throughout the year with a commemorative logo, a pep rally, employee lunches, historical data-gathering in preparation for a book, an open house at its newest store location, and an...

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Diamond Ground Products announces facility move - TheFabricator.com

Diamond Ground Products announces facility move

July 23, 2013

Diamond Ground Products, Newbury Park, Calif., has moved to a 40,000-sq.-ft. location a few blocks away from its previous facility. The expansion is in response to rising demand for the company's preground tungsten electrodes and tungsten electrode...

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Matheson introduces Youth Reach Program

July 23, 2013

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., a provider of gases, gas-handling equipment, purification systems, engineering and gas management services, and on-site gas generation, has introduced a Youth Reach Program in support of welding education. The program has three goals: to draw attention to the...

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Weldcote hires executive VP

July 11, 2013

Weldcote Metals, Kings Mountain, N.C., has named Pete Gallagher as executive vice president. He is responsible for sales, marketing, and expanding the business. Gallagher has 30 years of experience in all aspects of gas and welding distribution, having served as a distributor, manufacturer, and...

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Matheson wins Leonard Parker Pool Safety Award

July 8, 2013

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has received the Leonard Parker Pool Safety Award for Group 1 (more than 5 million employee exposure hours) from the Compressed Gas Association (CGA). The awards honor the memory of Leonard Parker Pool, the founder and former chief executive of Air Products and...

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Matheson to build air-separation unit in Arizona

June 26, 2013

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has announced plans to build a new large-capacity air-separation unit (ASU) to supply oxygen, nitrogen, and argon in Mesa, Ariz. The investment is intended to improve support for current customers and the recently acquired U.S. Airweld distribution business. The...

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Bernard, Tregaskiss launch joint service, support number

June 26, 2013

Bernard, Beecher, Ill., and Tregaskiss, Windsor, Ont., have launched a new joint toll-free telephone number for distributors and end users in the U.S. and Canada. The new number, 855-MIGWELD (855-644-9353), provides one point of access to customer service and technical support for the companies’...

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Lincoln Electric Mexicana earns TS-16949 certification

June 19, 2013

Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, has announced that the Torreon manufacturing operations of Lincoln Electric Mexicana S.A. de C.V. has earned ISO/TS-16949 certification, applicable to the design and manufacture of welding consumables. In general, the technical specification applies to the design,...

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Hypertherm facilities recognized as OSHA VPP Star worksites

June 10, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor has recognized four Hypertherm facilities as OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksites. The program recognizes workplaces for operating outstanding safety and health management systems for employee protection. These worksites are self-sufficient in...

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