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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Wallover celebrates 150th anniversary

February 7, 2013

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, marks its 150th anniversary in business in 2013. Founded in 1863, the company is the oldest independent manufacturer of lubricants in the U.S. Today the company has three manufacturing facilities and distribution across the country. A year ago Wallover...

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Harris Products Group hires VP of North American sales -

Harris Products Group hires VP of North American sales

February 4, 2013

The Harris Products Group, an international manufacturing company of cutting, brazing, soldering, and welding alloys and equipment in Mason, Ohio, has named Patrick W. Fagerquist as its new vice president of sales for North America. He is responsible for all sales personnel in North America,...

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Low-alloy wire stands up to high-strength welding applications -

Low-alloy wire stands up to high-strength welding applications

January 29, 2013

Lincoln Electric has introduced Metalshield® MC®-80Ni1 low-alloy, metal-cored wire. The wire is designed to produce high strength and toughness and H4-diffusible hydrogen weld deposits required in such applications as structural and heavy fabrication or other high-strength welding...

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Gas apparatus products available in complete outfits -

Gas apparatus products available in complete outfits

January 23, 2013

ESAB's Global Center of Excellence for Gas Apparatus offers the new Purox Elite line of gas apparatus products in four complete outfits. Each outfit includes a combination torch (WH-4200 welding handle and CA-4200 cutting attachment) that welds material up to 1 in. thick and cuts material up to...

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Wallover Oil launches new website

January 22, 2013

Wallover Oil Co., a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has launched a new website at The site allows visitors to review products by category, investigate the key markets in which the company sells its products, and read company news. New features...

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Harris Products Group wins national Best Plants competition -

Harris Products Group wins national Best Plants competition

January 22, 2013

The Harris Products Group facility in Mason, Ohio, has been named one of six winners of IndustryWeek's nationwide Best Plants competition. Participants completed an application in 2012 that involved a lengthy description and data supporting the plant's accomplishments, improvements, and...

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Bernard, Tregaskiss launch new websites

January 22, 2013

Bernard, Beecher, Ill., and Tregaskiss, Windsor, Ont., have together announced the launch of new websites. The development of these websites follows the recent announcement of their branding migration, which positions Bernard as a brand for semiautomatic GMAW guns and Tregaskiss as a brand for...

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IRMCO receives worldwide Honda approval

January 17, 2013

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies, Evanston, Ill., a manufacturer of synthetic lubricants, has received worldwide Honda Automotive approval for seven of its metal stamping lubricants. Included in the approval is the new IRMCO Fluids 323-M80, a medium-viscosity, highly dilutable product that...

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Matheson announces leadership transition

January 11, 2013

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has announced that William J. Kroll, who served as chairman and CEO for the last nine years, has assumed the role of executive chairman of the board of directors. Kroll continues to lead the company's board and corporate auditing functions and serves as a member of...

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Matheson acquires Evergreen Supply

January 11, 2013

Gas and gas handling equipment supplier Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has acquired the assets and business of Evergreen Supply Inc., Aberdeen, S.D., to enable growth and expansion in northern South Dakota. Evergreen Supply, which has a long-standing distributor relationship with Matheson, becomes...

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Aluminum filler metals approved for wrought commercial applications -

Aluminum filler metals approved for wrought commercial applications

January 8, 2013

Maxal has introduced new, patent-pending 4943 aluminum GMAW wire and GTAW cut lengths, the first aluminum filler metal to be developed, registered by the Aluminum Association, and classified by AWS for wrought commercial applications in more than 40 years, according to the manufacturer....

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Lincoln Electric goes mobile

January 4, 2013

Welding equipment and consumable manufacturer Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, has launched a mobile-friendly version of its online newsroom. The site, accessible at from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, retains the majority of the current online newsroom's features,...

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Maine Oxy launches online store

December 13, 2012

Maine Oxy, Auburn, Maine, has opened an online storefront at featuring its welding equipment and specialty gases. Currently sale items and special monthly promotions are available online. The company plans to add more items to the store in the coming months. Maine Oxy also has...

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ESAB microsite shows how to boost GMAW productivity

December 11, 2012

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has developed a new microsite at that teaches GMAW operators how to increase productivity and weld quality. The site features noncopper-coated OK AristoRod™ GMAW wires for robotic, mechanized, and manual applications....

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Welding outfits come in medium-, heavy-duty models -

Welding outfits come in medium-, heavy-duty models

December 6, 2012

The Harris Products Group has announced the debut of its HardHat Metalworking Outfits, designed for contractors. The outfits contain regulators, torches, and flashback arresters for cutting, brazing, and welding using oxyacetylene and other fuels. The outfits include both classic-style and the...

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