IWDC Chronicles (Newsletter)


IWDC Chronicles Newsletter

IWDC (Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative) is a Member-owned purchasing and marketing cooperative. Its Membership and approved manufacturers/suppliers work together to grow and strengthen the network of independent gas and welding supply distributors in North America.

Chronicles is an IWDC quarterly newsletter featuring articles, news, and events, pertinent to our Membership and industry.  

In this issue… 

4th Quarter 2019
  • 2019 Owners' Meeting Recap
  • Ray Dillard Wins IWDC's Top Award
  • New Board Policy Addressing Private Equity Ownership
  • IWDC Cyber Security Tips
  • PurityPlus Sales Training
  • How Did We Get Here? (Part 2)
  • Six Reasons for a Business Valuation
  • Member News
  • Why Do We Get Together Every Fall?
  • IWDC PIM Initiative
  • SAM Program Update
  • IWDC Distribution Centers Update
  • PurityPlus Tradeshow Activity
  • Gas Survey
  • Member News
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  • 2019 Sales & Purchasing Recap
  • Strategic Account Management Program
  • Helium Market Update
  • Membership Information
  • Avoiding Employee Legal Claims
  • Dynamic Buy-Sell Agreements
  • 2018 Owners' Meeting Recap
  • IWDC Top Award
  • Professional Selling Skills 2018
  • New Member Orientation
  • IWDC Financial Update
  • Helium Market
  • Profit Improvement Report
  • Protecting Your Customer List
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  • Why Do We Get Together - IWDC Owners' Meeting
  • IWDC Partners with Workshops for Warriors
  • KAG Merchant Gas
  • Praxair-Linde Merger
  • IWDC Member Announcements
  • Helium
  • Strategic Planning
  • IWDC Events
  • Business Risk
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  • The 2018 IWDC Sales & Purchasing Convention - Hoosier Hospitality
  • Focus on Gas Day
  • Save the Date: 2018 Owners' Meeting
  • Getting Paid: A Lawyer's Perspective
  • A Healthy Check Up
  • Weldstar & Depke Gases & Welding Supply Merger
  • Price Increase
  • Exit Planning
  • IWDC Member Announcements
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New IWDC Member, Atlas Welding Supply Co., Inc.
The IWDC is proud to announce a new addition to our Membership roster, Effective January 15, 2020.
IWDC Members Step Up At Owners’ Meeting Raising Over $30,000!
Indianapolis, IN – November 18, 2019 – IWDC celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a novel art auction event t...
Ray Dillard Wins IWDC’s Top Award
In recognition for his contributions to IWDC, the Industrial Gas & Welding Industry and surrounding greater Richmond...