The July/August Business Snapshot

July 2000
Gases & Welding Distributor;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on various developments in the gases and welding supplies industry in the United States as of July 2000. Mittler Supply's acquisition of Layman Welding Supply; Price increases announced by Taylor-Wharton on all new orders of cryogenic bulk tanks, portable liquid containers and acetylene cylinders; Cryocon Inc.'s merger with Iso Block Products USA Inc.


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