First Quarter 2010

10 Supplier Strategies For Success
Suppliers detail where they will focus their energies and how they will
navigate the year ahead.

Distributors Offer 10 Ways To Beat The Business Slump
Lessons learned during the downturn position distributors for growth
in 2010.

Specialty Gas Demand To Rise
Data from the 2009 PROFIT Report explain cylinder financials.

Slight Growth For Industrial Gases
Latest report points to increase.

Areas For Success In 2010
Some industrial markets show promise.
By Patrick F. Murphy

The Alphabet Recovery
Plan wisely and you can experience prosperity.
By Alan Beaulieu

Welding Trends For 2010 And Beyond
The industry is exploding with opportunities for welders.
By Ray Shook

MEMBER PROFILE

OXARC In Action
Strategic actions build diverse growth markets for OXARC, Inc.

SPECIALTY GASES

ISO Certification
A real boon to operations, sales and customer perceptions of your company.
By Clark Phinney, STS, WSO-CST

MONEY MATTERS

The Siren Song of Inventory Reductions
Short-term inventory reduction may impede long-term sales success.
By Albert D. Bates, Ph.D.

TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY

Cloud Computing
An IT solution worth looking into.
By George Slogik

2010 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Super Jen Plus 10
This band of industry superheroes is ready to take on the challenges that lie ahead.

CONSULTANT CORNER

DOT Training Requirements
By Michael Dodd

Alternate Cylinder Fill Technologies
By Thomas L. Badstubner

DOT Regulations Come Under Scrutiny
By Richard P. Schweitzer, Esq.

Distributors Should Not Let Guard Down
By Michael Degan

TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY

Cloud Computing
An IT solution worth looking into.
By George Slogik