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Metal fabricators need to remain competitive to keep up while planning for what’s ahead.

Be a top competitor in metal fabrication

Improve productivity, quality and efficiency with sustainable, cost‑saving solutions from Airgas, an Air Liquide company

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Create value for your metal fabrication operation and your customers

The metal fabrication industry thrives on growth and skill. When the economy is doing well and your labor force is strong, business is good. But how do you sustain that when times get tough or you need to tighten up on spending to prepare for your next big advancement? With an unpredictable market and ever changing business needs, you require dependability and efficiency to stay ahead of your competitors. You need smart solutions, innovative processes and safe procedures to help you meet your goals and deliver value to your customers. No matter what metal you start with, ensure you have everything you need to get a quality product.

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Unlock expertise and solutions that help you compete in the metal fabrication industry

As one of the industry-leading suppliers to metal fabrication shops nationwide, Airgas has worked with thousands of customers to provide gases, welding and safety products as well as process expertise. Whether it’s helping you fine tune your processes, integrating an automation solution to boost productivity or taking a complete look at your operation through our Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding™ program, our priority is finding production efficiencies and cost savings that help you achieve your goals and become more competitive.

We’re also invested in helping you achieve a cleaner, more sustainable operation. We’ve developed cutting, welding, additive manufacturing and heat treatment process solutions that help you reduce emissions. We can also recommend energy efficient processes and lower carbon footprint products to help with your sustainability efforts.


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Like many metal fabricators in a highly competitive environment, you need more than just a reliable supplier for all your metal fabrication needs.

Eric Klein, PE, Vice President, Business Development — Industrial Markets

“Like many metal fabricators in a highly competitive environment, you need more than just a reliable supplier for all your metal fabrication needs. As an Airgas customer and with our Advanced Fabrication experts focusing on improvements to your process, you can achieve sustainable cost savings making your business more competitive and profitable.”

Get everything you need to run a productive operation

Access gases nationwide in any supply mode from cylinders to bulk to FLOXAL™ on-site gas generation with local support:

Select the right hardgoods based on your equipment and application:

  • Consumables and equipment from various manufacturers, including RADNOR®

Implement process solutions that solve your specific challenges backed by the expertise of our team of Advanced Fabrication Technologies experts:

Improve safety for your team and in the communities around you:

Choose the right welding, cutting and automation equipment for your production needs:

  • 10 U.S. Advanced Fabrication centers for testing, demos, training and application development
  • Equipment installation, set-up and training for welders and equipment operators
  • Welder repair and cutting services: retrofitting, service and preventive maintenance
  • Options to rent, lease or buy weld automation equipment from Red-D-Arc®

Gain visibility, control and savings with supply chain solutions:

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