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Praxair Acquires Welders Industrial Supply

12:05 AM MST | January 10, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Praxair says it Praxair Distribution subsidiary has acquired Welders Industrial Supply (WIS; Pasadena, TX). WIS, founded in 2009, is an independent distributor of industrial and specialty gases, welding equipment, supplies and related services to customers in the greater Houston area. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. WIS operates from a newly constructed retail and cylinder filling plant facility at Pasadena. The company has annual sales of about $4 million and 10 employees. The WIS acquisition follows Praxair’s acquisition of independent...

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