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    Innovair + Worthington: Our Connections Make Us Stronger

    How often do you stop to consider the make of your gas cylinders? Whether or not you realize it, a cylinder’s weight, cleanliness and build could have significant implications for your bottom line. 

    At Innovair Group, we’re constantly evaluating our products and processes to identify opportunities to improve service for our customers. That’s why we’ve chosen Worthington Industries, the world’s leading manufacturer of industrial, specialty and medical gas cylinders, to be our new cylinder ...

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    The Value of Microbulk

    Microbulk is an externally installed liquid gas tank that can hold gas longer. It’s a turn-key solution that makes gas supply easy and worry-free. Keep on reading to learn how Microbulk makes gas supply the best part of your job.

    What makes microbulk different?

    To learn what makes microbulk different, we need to take a look at the other gas supply options.

    Gas Cylinders

    Gas Cylinder Packs are one of the most popular types of gas supply. They gained this popularity by being quick to install, easy to use, and having no start-up ...

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    Welding Safely with Translas Products

    At Innovair Industrial you can always count on us for responsive service and supply, innovative applications and the latest in welding and cutting equipment technology. Through our new partnership with Tranlsas, we are excited to bring new innovative welding products to Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Translas is a high-quality Dutch welding gun manufacturer that specializes in innovative safety technology to improve each welder’s environment; making Translas’ products the perfect addition to Innovair's existing offering. ...

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    Industrial Hygienists On Managing Welding Fumes


    The welding process, the joining of metal parts by melting the pieces and filling the joint with molten metal, creates a toxic plume of metals, smoke and gasses. Fortunately, this risk to health can be controlled with good work practices, good equipment, improved ventilation, and appropriate respirators where required. The methods that will control the biggest hazard, the metal fumes, will also control all airborne hazards.

    The following is a summary of the readily available controls for “welding ...

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    Industrial Hygienists On The Hazards of Welding

    Welding is found in many industries. It is a method of joining metal parts by melting the pieces and filling the joint with molten metal. This requires high temperatures of 3,000 - 25,000oC.

    The high temperatures needed for welding results in many toxic materials being released into the air. The source of the toxic materials includes the base metals being welded, electrode metal, flux material, coatings, residues, oils, rust inhibitors, solvent- based paints, and primers on the base metal. This airborne ...

  • Get Ready to See Translas Products at Innovair Industrial!

    Translas is a manufacturer of high-quality Dutch fume extraction technology that was established in 1960. The products that they create are the highest quality fume extraction guns on the market and would be an excellent addition to anyone who needs to maintain safe and clean air in their work environment.

    Innovair Industrial is proud to be the sole distributor of Translas products in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. If you would like to schedule a demonstration of Translas' fume extraction technology, ...

  • Innovair Industrial and Fronius are Now Sales Partners!

    Fronius is a company that uses technology, intensive research, and revolutionary solutions to provide innovative welding solutions to their customers. As the new sales partner of Fronius, new innovative products such as the AccuPocket and TransPocket will be available to Innovair Industrial customers.

    Through this newly forged relationship, we will bring innovative welding solutions to our customers.

    You can learn more about this partnership by clicking here. You can also visit the Fronius website by clicking here.

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    Vendor Managed Inventory Systems: More Than Meets The Eye

    In the world of manufacturing, inventory and throughput are inextricably linked. Any interruption in the former can mean shortcomings in the latter, resulting in decreased efficiency, profits and customer satisfaction. This has led some of today’s most innovative companies to incorporate vendor managed inventory systems (VMI systems) into their daily operations.

    We sat down with production and operations managers from K-Tec Earthmovers and Novid Inc. to discuss the implications of integrated VMI and ...

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    How Certified Repairs Can Help Your Business Grow

    In the world of commercial and custom welding and machining, it’s a fact of life that even the best equipment will break down or require routine maintenance from time to time. And when certified warranty repairs aren’t close at-hand, the supply chain interruptions that entail can cost valuable time and money and customer relationships—and the challenges don’t stop there.

    We spoke with Justin Dicks, Weld Supervisor at Kinetic Machine Works—Manitoba’s largest commercial and custom prototype machine ...

  • The Business Case For Weld Fume Management

    The Business Case For Weld Fume Management

    When it comes to industrial welding fume management, there are nearly as many different approaches as there are shops that use them. Since each company is unique in its systems, consumables, capacity, equipment and space, there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all fume management solution. However, there are some best practices that can help businesses maximize efficiency and productivity while boosting morale and reducing expenses.

    We sat down with production and operation managers at two world class ...

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    Innovair Industrial Rocks AGDays 2020

    It was another remarkable year at the largest indoor agricultural trade show in Canada. AGDays is an exposition of agricultural technology, equipment, and expertise. It attracts people from across Canada and United States. This year AGDays was held at The Keystone Centre in Brandon. The show has been running for 44 years and Innovair has been attending for over 20 years. The theme this year for AGDays was Innovation. We are the embodiment of this theme. Our name is Innov-Air for a reason!

    AG Days was a ...

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    Welders Supplies Is Now Innovair Industrial

    We are proud to announce that today, July 1st, 2019, Welders Supplies is now Innovair Industrial. As we move forward, we continuously grow to meet the needs of our customers and we embrace this change to better represent who we are and what we offer. Together we will move forward with a new identity, but we will continue to encapsulate the same great philosophies we hold dear. 

    We are still DEDICATED, pushing the boundaries, and never giving up.

    We are still ENTHUSIASTIC; passionate and courageous, always ...