IWDC Member Tech Air Announces Two Acquisitions and New Store Locations

IWDC Member Tech Air, headquartered in Danbury, CT is proud to announce that it has made (2) acquisitions: Gasco Affiliates LLC of Oldsmar, FL, with a branch location in Pasadena, TX and Gas & Arc Supply, Inc., Located in Denver, CO.

The acquisition of these (2) companies will significantly expand Tech Air's position in the Spec Gas market, as well as adding a new Western location for Tech Air in their industrial welding distribution footprint across the United States, which includes the Northeastern, Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western United States.

Gasco Affiliates, LLC was founded in 1999 by Tom Hanway. Gasco produces portable calibration gas mixtures, used to verify the accuracy and operability of gas detection and analytical instrumentation that detect specific harmful gases across an array of work place environments. Gasco will be led by President Brad Hanway who has served in various management roles with the company since 2002.

Gases & Arc was founded in 1995 by Jim O'Connor and Bob Backowies, who have more than fifty years of combined experience in the industrial gas distribution industry. Gases & Arc primarily serves industrial companies in the construction, pipe and metal fabrication industries. Both Mr. O'Connor and Mr. Backowies will remain actively involved with the company moving forward, with Mr. O'Connor serving as President.Please set up your IWDC Member records to include these new Tech Air locations:

Tech Air DBA/ Gas & Arc Supply
5691 Franklin Street
Denver, CO 80216
Phone: 303-477-8037

Tech Air DBA/ Gasco Affiliates LLC
320 Scarlet Boulevard
Oldsmar, FL 34677
Phone: 800-910-0051

Tech Air DBA/ Gasco Affiliates LLC
5041 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, TX 77505
Phone: 800-910-0051

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rod Swoger, Director of Purchasing, Tech Air Companies at: (304) 650-3720; rswoger@techair.com.

Congratulations to everyone at Tech Air, Gasco Affiliates, and Gas & Arc Supply.
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