Airgas Collaborates Red-D-Arc Welderentals to Become Global Distributor


To boost up & grow the arms across the globe, Gas Major Airgas entered into partnership business with European firm to capture global markets. Airgas yesterday announced that its Red-D-Arc Welderentals subsidiary has partnered with Key Plant Automation Ltd., Liverpool, UK, to grow as exclusive global distributor of Key Plant weld-positioning and automation products. According to news released from Airgas media, Key Plant has about 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of standard and custom-designed weld-positioning and automation equipment in the UK. It has a variety of customers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Key Plant Product Line

Key Plant’s includes floor turntables; seam welders; side beams and lathe types; handling equipment; column and booms; girth welders; pipe and valve cladding systems; standard, bench, elevating, and rotilt positioners; headstocks and tailstocks; self-aligning, pipe and scissor, anti-drift, and conventional rotators, as well as welding equipment and supplies. Airgas partnership with Red-D-Arc, will bring both of them in essential weld-positioning and automation products to a broad, worldwide customer base.

Press Statement

“We are confident that with Red-D-Arc as our dedicated distributor, Key Plant can expand our global business opportunities,” said Kevin Davies, Managing Director of Key Plant Automation Ltd. “Red-D-Arc’s long history and expertise in the sale, lease and rental of both welding and weld-positioning equipment, as well as their global reach, make them an excellent partner.” “Key Plant has long been recognized as a world-class designer and fabricator of automation equipment,” said Mitch Imielinski, President of Red-D-Arc, the Airgas Company that provides welding and welding-related specialty equipment for rental, lease and sale to Airgas customers on a global basis. “Our companies share a commitment to growing this business, and we are excited about the new opportunities that this partnership will provide.” (Airgas Press Release)

Key Plant fixed-automation cladding system had gathered huge attentions during at FABTECH 2011 in Chicago. It’s not just captured attention but also significant sales & positioning of company in the worldwide market. Airgas, the progressing firm whose business desires more or less fall in the American continent only, majorly in North America. After the break up with Air Products over acquisition, Airgas has begun new chapter of growth trends & market explorations. Recently, company expanded business network in the South America region.

Airgas is the United States’ largest distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment, safety supplies and MRO products and services to industrial and commercial markets. (Official Website Statement)

Read More at Airgas Press Release


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