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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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Select-Arc opens facility in Ohio

November 19, 2014

Select-Arc Inc., a manufacturer of welding electrode products, has opened a facility in Troy, Ohio, for manufacturing and support functions in conjunction with its headquarters in Fort Loramie, Ohio. The 79,400-sq.-ft. plant began operations in October 2014. The company produces a complete line...

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Hobart releases video showcasing partnership with NASA on James Webb Space Telescope

September 9, 2014

Filler metal manufacturer Hobart®, Troy, Ohio, has released a new “It’s the Tie That Binds™” brand campaign video featuring its collaboration with NASA on the James Webb Space Telescope space exploration project. The new telescope is the most powerful ever built and, for the coming decade,...

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Arcos names general manager

July 24, 2014

Mount Carmel, Pa.-based Arcos Industries LLC, a manufacturer of stainless steel and high-nickel alloy bare wire and covered welding electrodes, has appointed Harry Wehr to the position of general manager. He has held numerous positions within the company during his 35-year tenure, serving most...

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American Weldquip establishes new website

July 21, 2014

American Weldquip Inc., a manufacturer of semiautomatic and robotic GMAW torches and peripherals in Sharon Center, Ohio, has launched a new website at The new site features improved navigation and functionality. Visitors can access owner’s manuals and technical documents,...

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Abicor Binzel receives 2013 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership

June 17, 2014

Based on its recent analysis of the welding torches market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Abicor Binzel, based in Buseck, Germany, with the 2013 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership for Binzel’s advanced line of lighter-weight torches for manual welding. The air-cooled,...

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Hobart website presents new brand campaign

June 3, 2014

Hobart Brothers Co., Troy, Ohio, has established a new website at that presents its new “It’s the tie that binds” brand campaign for its filler metals. Visitors to the site can request a free Hobart filler metal sample; request to speak with a Hobart...

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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 and, 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 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

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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