Controversial Gas/Welding Topics covered by industry website.

Press Release Summary:

Updated at least twice per month with fresh content, Welding and Gases Today Online's "On The Edge" feature is dedicated to controversial topics that can change manner in which companies do business. Past articles have covered issues such as handling employee vacation time requests that exceed policy permits, lingering impacts upon industry from Deepwater Horizon disaster, product abuse accountability, and importance of social networking to distributors.

Original Press Release:

Tackling the Controversial Issues in Gases and Welding

Welding & Gases Today is On The Edge.

Dewitt, NY: As a part of its continued effort to provide professionals in the gases and welding supply business with the most relevant and up-to-date information on the hot-button issues that are impacting the industry, Welding & Gases Today Online introduced a new feature called "On The Edge." This section is dedicated to the controversial topics that can change the way companies do business.

Past "On The Edge" articles include:

Give Me A Break - What to do when employees request more vacation time than policy permits.

Deepwater Horizon's Lingering Impact - Months after the oil stopped flowing, the gases and wilding industry is still feeling the impact of the disaster. This article explores how.

Who Is Accountable For Product Abuse? And Other Conundrums - When gases and welding equipment is misused, the results can be fatal; and it is the distributor who can ultimately be held accountable.

Networking For A New Marketplace - Why gases and welding distributors can't afford to skip out on social networking.

Is Now The Time To Expand - Consolidation is a fact of life in the gases and welding industry. Is now the time for your company to take the plunge?

These articles are just the tip of the iceberg. The "On The Edge" section of Welding & Gases Today Online is updated at least twice a month with fresh content. So if you want to stay up-to-date with the issues that are impacting your industry, head over to and check out the online resource for the gases and welding industries.

For more information, contact Dan Vest, editor of Welding & Gases Today at or 315-445-2347.


Founded in 1945, the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its member journals (, e-magazines, newsletters and industry wiki (, GAWDA connects suppliers of gases and manufacturers of related equipment as well as manufacturers of welding equipment and distribution leaders, for the purpose of safely delivering optimal solutions to the users of those products. GAWDA publications are the industry's voice for all matters related to the latest technology and the most up-to-date processes spanning welding equipment and products and services related to industrial, medical, specialty and cryogenic gases. A 501(c)3 organization, GAWDA members are located throughout North America.

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