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Fourth Generation Joins Goss Gas Products R.N. Goss Gas Products is pleased to announce that Monika Goss has joined the company as the new purchasing and inventory manager. She is the fourth generation to work in the family business, which was started by her great-grandfather, R.N. Goss, in 1934. Goss Gas will mark its 85th year in business in 2019. Her role at the company involves anticipating and responding to customer needs and the coordination of many aspects of the business including sales, operations and delivery. Primarily, she works directly with the sales team and suppliers to ensure inventory is…

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Butler Gas Names Third-Generation President The Butler Gas Products Company board of directors has elected the company’s chief operating officer, Abydee Butler Moore, to the office of president effective January 2019. Abydee purchased minority shares of the business in 2015 and has been in the role of executive vice president since 2016. She serves as the company’s third president in its 71-year history. As the third-generation owner of Butler Gas, Abydee grew up around the business and has been full-time with the company for ten years. Abydee is the granddaughter of founders Jack and Millie Butler, and daughter of chief executive officer…

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Weiler Abrasives Expands Offering of Small-Diameter Cutting Wheels Weiler Abrasives has expanded its offering of small-diameter cutting and snagging wheels for high-speed die grinders to include Tiger AO, Tiger Zirc and Tiger Ceramic. These 2- to 4-inch diameter wheels are designed for long life and fast cutting and join the Wolverine value wheels already offered in this category. The 38-item expansion provides end users in the metal fabrication and ship building industry with increasing levels of cutting performance to meet their needs. Weiler Abrasives will offer the Tiger wheels with 1/4- and 3/8-inch arbor hole sizes. Weiler’s Tiger AO cutting…

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New Contact Information for A Weldors Supply Company A Weldors Supply Co., Inc. has a new fax and phone number. They can now be reached at: A WELDORS SUPPLY CO. INC. 8136 W. Reno Ave. Box 82184 Oklahoma City, OK 73128 Phone: 405-672-1484 Fax: 405-677-0056 www.aweldorssupply.com

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Metallica Awards Job-Training Grant to GRCC Legendary heavy metal band Metallica is awarding Grand Rapids Community College a $100,000 grant to connect more nontraditional students to in-demand welding jobs. GRCC is one of 10 colleges selected nationwide for the Metallica Scholars grant. The band’s All Within My Hands Foundation has teamed up with the American Association of Community Colleges on the project, aimed at providing workforce training for community college students and reinvesting in cities where the band has toured. “All of us in the band feel fortunate that music has provided us the opportunity to be successful doing something…

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Fluoramics Formula-8 Now Available in 15-Gram Tube Fluoramics, Inc., has introduced a new 15-gram tube of Formula-8 thread sealant, which was first introduced by Fluoramics in 1967. This smaller-sized packaging will appeal to occasional users of Formula-8, and those who are applying thread sealants on fine threads or in harder to reach locations. In addition, manufacturers will find it easy to include a 15-gram tube of Formula-8 with their product or kit shipments. Formula-8 (the original PTFE thread sealant) is a shear-sensitive paste that sheets out into PTFE strings when torqued and delivers exceptional sealing performance on all sizes of…

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DataOnline and Computers Unlimited Establish Partnership for the Industrial Gas Market DataOnline and Computers Unlimited have announced a new partnership focused on the industrial gas marketplace. This partnership offers customers an automated integration between DataOnline and CU solutions to optimize the delivery process and minimize road miles, all while helping ensure product availability. DataOnline gathers and manages tank monitoring data (including volume, temperature, pressure and other parameters) and offers this operating information to CU and its industrial gas customers via a secure and highly reliable connection. Robert Barnacle, DataOnline president, commented, “DataOnline is always looking to expand the capabilities of our…

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Unified Carrier Registration If your company has one or more commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) that cross state lines, you are required to register and pay a fee based on the number of vehicles involved in interstate transit. This must be done on the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) website at www.ucr.gov and is due by Jan. 1st each year. Like last year, the administration has not settled on the fee structure yet, so you can’t currently complete the registration. Please check the website every week or so until they open up the registration process. A couple of key points to remember:…

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Saint-Gobain Abrasives Offering New Line of Norton Carbide Burrs Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced a new line of Norton Carbide Burrs designed for surface removal on demanding production runs with less changeovers. The hardness of a tungsten-carbide substrate, stronger tooth formulation due to a decreased tooth wedge angle and numerous cutting edges, all provide the new Norton Double-Cut Carbide Burrs with a significantly extended life and better stock removal performance. “Our Double-Cut Carbide Burrs can be used longer with fewer changeovers on challenging production applications as to compared to other double-cut burrs,” said Patrick Carroll, Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives senior product…

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Central Welding Supply Announces the Acquisition of AXIUM Gases Northwest Dale Wilton, CEO of Central Welding Supply, has announced the acquisition of AXIUM Gases Northwest, establishing a new location for Central Welding Supply in the Medford, Oregon area. Effective Nov. 4, 2018, the new location at 1322 Antelope Road, White City, Oregon, expands Central Welding Supply’s reach of service to the Rogue River Valley in southern Oregon. AXIUM Gases Northwest was established by Bruce and Colleen Tozer, and had been a distributor of Central Welding Supply gases and hardgoods. “We’re pleased to add the AXIUM Gases Northwest team, including prior…

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