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October 2007
Chemical Week;10/3/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 32, p12
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The article reports on the decision of Praxair subsidiary Praxair Distribution to form an industrial gases distribution joint venture with specialty gases distributors, Welco-CGI Gas Technologies and GT&S. The new company will have an estimated annual sales of about $180 million, according to Praxair Distribution president George Ristevski. In other news, the U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation that would require OSHA to develop worker safety standards for exposure to diacetyl, a substance linked to lung diseases.


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