MassBio and Middlesex Gases Announce a New 7-Year Contract, Extending their Partnership Through 2030

The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio®) and Middlesex Gases, a leading supplier of specialty, medical, and industrial gases in New England, are pleased to announce they have agreed to a new seven-year contract.

This contract extends the partnership between the two companies, which began in 2017, through the year 2030 and ensures that Middlesex Gases will remain the preferred supplier of packaged (cylinder), MicroBulk, and Bulk lab gases for MassBio members. Suppliers, like Middlesex Gases, are integral to the success of MassBioEdge, a savings and rewards program that provides industry-leading laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies, services, and benefits at competitive discounts to all MassBio members. Middlesex Gases is also the preferred vendor for affiliates of MassBio: Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), BioCT, and New Hampshire Life Sciences (NHLS).

Ron Perry, Middlesex Gases’ director of sales and marketing, says, “Our team feels privileged to be able to work daily with extremely talented professionals and scientists in the life sciences field across Massachusetts and Connecticut. It’s been a rewarding six years, knowing that our support helps advance their critical research and development efforts. In the years ahead, we look forward to being a part of the exciting discoveries that MassBio members are working on and are fully committed to providing them with the excellent service, products, and savings they deserve.”

Middlesex Gases has continuously made investments to expand its facilities and capabilities and meet the evolving gas requirements of all its customers. Some of these improvements include a state-of-the-art specialty gas lab and an in-house medical CO2 lab, which offer customers quick and easy access to a steady, high-quality supply of essential gases. In addition, Middlesex Gases is one of just three gas companies in New England that both manufactures and distributes dry ice. The company has an industrial dry ice pelletizer that can manufacture up to 1,700 pounds of product per hour, providing customers with a dependable supply of dry ice that is colder, higher quality, and longer lasting.

“Middlesex Gases has proven time and again that not only do they bring reliability, best-in-class service, and best-in-market pricing to our member companies, but they offer a deep understanding of the life sciences industry and our make-or-break dependence on gas in the lab,” said MassBio CEO & President Kendalle Burlin O’Connell. “Extending our partnership with Middlesex Gases is a no-brainer as they have put their heart into everything we do together. Our companies are working on life-changing yet sensitive scientific research, and Middlesex Gases offers them a partner that scales with them as their needs change, delivers peace of mind, and invests in their own infrastructure to meet the industry’s future demands.”

Through the Middlesex Gases and MassBio partnership, members receive price discounts on cylinder gas, rented or leased gas equipment, and related gas safety products. The company also offers annual rebate incentives for high-volume MassBio members based on their annual aggregate spend. In addition, members have access to valuable services such as:

  • Hands-on safety training seminars and lab audits
  • Procurement integration
  • Convenient online ordering
  • Next-day delivery for stock items with no minimum
  • Advanced cylinder management
  • Wireless telemetry

Industrial Source Acquires ADCOA Gases and Equipment

In October of 2023, Industrial Source completed the acquisition of ADCOA Gases and Equipment LLC, a strategic move that marked a significant milestone for both companies.

Since its establishment in 1972, ADCOA has been dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of services to healthcare professionals. Specializing in the supply of medical and specialty gases, gas equipment, and medical equipment services, ADCOA continues to be a trusted provider for dentists, medical facilities, and veterinarians to this day. ADCOA’s commitment to quality and excellence has made it a valued partner in supporting the diverse needs of healthcare professionals and research teams throughout the Portland metro area.

Through this acquisition, ADCOA will not only improve its current service offerings, but also provide its current customers with enhanced accessibility, expand its current product offerings and range of services to new areas, and overall, increase its operational efficiency.

This expansion also marks a significant step in the journey for Industrial Source. It creates opportunities to explore new industries, introduces an extended range of products and services to our company, and establishes new partnerships.

We’re confident this partnership will allow us to continue providing unique products and services that cater to the specific needs of our customers while supporting ongoing growth and expansion in our company’s operations.

Haun Welding Supply Makes a Difference in Local Communities

Haun Welding Supply announced on its company LinkedIn page that its store locations had made their annual donations to local community organizations. “It’s such an important part of our company’s values to give back to the communities that support us, and we’re so proud to be able to do so every year. Each store location was given the opportunity to choose a local organization to donate to, and the recipients ranged from food banks, to children’s hospitals, to Veteran’s programs.

It’s incredible to see the impact that these donations can have on the organizations and the people they serve and it is truly touching to see the joy and gratitude on the faces of the representatives from the organization(s) the branches chose to support.

We’re grateful to be able to make a positive impact in our communities, and we look forward to continuing this tradition for years to come.”

To see the full list of charities that Haun donated to, click here.

NS Arc Announces Jacques Jones as Northwest USA District Sales Manager

NS Arc announced its new Northwest USA District Sales Manager, Jacques Jones.

Butler Gas Appoints Bulk Driver

In its company newsletter, Butler Gas announced that it had hired a new bulk driver.

“Butch came on board in December with extensive hazmat tanker driving experience, and looking to spend his evenings at home with his family and not over the road. What a match! We regionally pick up and deliver bulk carbon dioxide, argon, nitrogen, oxygen, helium, and hydrogen.

Butch is an outgoing people-person and is having fun meeting our valued suppliers and customers. He is active in his onboarding program engaging with our engineering, safety, and distribution teams.

Please join us in welcoming Butch to the Butler Gas Family!”

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