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Dale Oxygen, Inc.

January 9, 2014

The Gas & Welding Insider


Dale Oxygen Manager Retires After 40 Years

Dave Seifert, Fill Plant Manager, retired at the end of 2014 with 40 years of service to Dale Oxygen. Dave will truly be missed by the team here at Dale but we all wish him the best as he transitions into retirement. For decades, Dave was responsible for managing the cylinder filling operations, compliance records, cylinder inventory maintenance, training new employees on gas and cylinder products, and safe cylinder handling protocol. Through the years, Dave Seifert became known as one of the most dedicated and hardworking individuals at Dale Oxygen. Dave set a precedent for others and always kept his work environment enjoyable for both coworkers and customers.

Dave Seifert, Fill Plant Manager, fills Liquid Oxygen Cylinders for distribution 

Dave Seifert, Fill Plant Manager, fills Liquid Oxygen Cylinders for distribution

Congratulations Dave, the 40 years of professional service you gave to Dale Oxygen will not be forgotten!


Six Key Predictions for Manufacturing in 2015

John Zegers, Director, Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing

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John Zegers predicts that manufacturing will see a resurgence this year.  Two of the main reasons for his views are the significantly lowercosts of reshoring and the efficiency, productivity, and safety increases that technology provides.  Here are the six points of his predictions:

  1. "Reshoring will continue, but at a slower pace"
  2. "A manufacturing boom will hit the United States"
  3. "Big data will drive efficiency"
  4. "Increased investments in predictive maintenance technologies"
  5. "Increased investment in capital equipment"
  6. "Manufacturing will grow at a higher rate than GDP"


Now Available Through Dale Oxygen!

Top Features

  • Lightweight and portable–just 40 lbs.
  • Dual Voltage Inputs (120V or 230V) means you can plug into any common power supply
  • Intuitive push-and-turn digital controls make setup a breeze
  • Large color display guides you through the setup process
  • Advanced options and settings are simple to access

Multi-Process Welder

Input Power

  • 120/1/60
  • 230/1/60

MIG, Flux-Cored, DC Stick, DC TIG


Plant Engineering 2014 Safety Study:

9 workplace safety trends

Amanda Pelliccione, Plant Engineering

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"According to the data in this report, the importance of safety on the manufacturing floor is more recognized now than in previous years by plant workers, resulting in fewer incidents and lower workers' compensation and insurance costs."

Companies in this study have seen increases in productivity, while at the same time, drastically decreasing the amount of workplace injuries.  The trends listed in this article either speak to the success of safety training or describe how the participating companies achieve these results. To see the 9 Workplace Safety Trends and read the original article, click the chart above.

Dale Oxygen, Inc. Locations
#1 source for gas and welding supplies for 75 years!
 JohnstownIndiana Altoona
146 Horner Street
Johnstown, PA 15902
Phone: 814.535.3594
Fax: 814.536.6929

1375 Wayne Ave.
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: 724.349.5391
Fax: 724.349.4510

1315 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602
Phone: 814.942.9579
Fax: 814.942.9592