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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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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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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 newsroom.lincolnelectric.com 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 www.maineoxyshop.com 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 www.esabna.com/aristorod 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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Airgas executive chairman receives lifetime achievement award

December 6, 2012

Airgas Inc. has announced that its executive chairman, Peter McCausland, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Chemical Marketing & Economics (CM&E), a topical group of the American Chemical Society's New York section (ACS NY). McCausland was recognized for his many years of...

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Wallover Oil adds regional sales manager for northeast Ohio - TheFabricator.com

Wallover Oil adds regional sales manager for northeast Ohio

December 4, 2012

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has named Patrick G. Nygaard as regional sales manager for the northeast Ohio region. A graduate of John Carroll University with a bachelor's degree in communications, Nygaard most recently...

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Harris Products Group named finalist for best plant in the nation

October 9, 2012

The Harris Products Group facility in Mason, Ohio, has been named a 2012 finalist for IndustryWeek's Best Plants competition. The distinction is based on strong manufacturing performance and a comprehensive focus on continuous improvement. Harris, a Lincoln Electric Co., designs, develops, and...

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Linde Canada acquires Contact Welding Supplies

October 9, 2012

Linde Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., has announced the acquisition of Contact Welding Supplies Ltd., an independent industrial gases and welding equipment distributor in London, Ont. Linde Canada is an affiliate of Linde North America Inc. and a member of The Linde Group, a gases and engineering...

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Lincoln Electric announces staff appointments

October 9, 2012

The Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, has appointed Frank Armao as director of aluminum welding technology. In this position, he provides leadership in aluminum welding customer support and applications engineering insight. He collaborates with the aluminum welding technology teams at the company's...

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Cyl-Tec names regional sales manager

September 27, 2012

Cyl-Tec Inc., Aurora, Ill., has named Greg Adamson to its regional sales team for the western U.S. and western Canada. He has 30 years of experience in the compressed gas industry. Cyl-Tec stocks and sells compressed gas and liquid cylinders, including high-pressure steel, acetylene, cryogenic,...

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Koike Aronson expands in New York

September 24, 2012

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome, a manufacturer of metal cutting and positioning equipment and portable and gas apparatus equipment, has begun adding about 30,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and office space to its main facility in Arcade, N.Y. When complete, the addition will make the facility 167,000 sq....

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CONCOA celebrates 25 years in business

September 24, 2012

CONCOA, Virginia Beach, Va., marked 25 years in business with a luncheon, open house, and guided tours of its 200,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing and administrative facilities. The event was attended by more than 250 people including employees, families, friends, and guests, as well as city and state...

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