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WestAir Expands into Palm Springs with its Acquisition of Desert Fountain

Posted on Feb 05, 2020

WestAir Gases & Equipment, a California-based supplier of gases and welding supplies, is pleased to announce its recent acquisition of local gas business, Desert Fountain’s assets. This acquisition is an exciting part of WestAir’s 2020 growth plans in the Southern California market.

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Workshops for Warriors Receives over $30,000 from Members of IWDC

Posted on Jan 13, 2020

Local Non-profit Receives Huge Outpouring of Support from National Welding Community

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WestAir Gases & Equipment Announces Their 2nd Annual Make-A-Wish® Golf Tournament

Posted on Sep 09, 2019

WestAir Gases & Equipment is thrilled to announce their upcoming 2nd annual Charity Golf Tournament, benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego, on September 19, 2019. By supporting Make-A-Wish, the charity tournament will help children with critical illnesses enjoy life-changing wishes.

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WestAir Featured in Gasworld Magazine

Posted on Sep 03, 2019

The recent installation of an 11,000 gallon argon tank at our National City plant means more than just enhanced capacity in SoCal.

Things are busy, busy, busy here at WestAir, and to cope with the increased demand in Southern California and beyond, we installed a new 11,000 gallon tank, manufactured by Chart Industries. As for the 6,000 gallon tank it replaced? We sent it to our location in Fresno, CA, where it will be used to help increase our capacity throughout central California and the bay area. You can see the whole article here:

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WestAir Announces Two New Locations

Posted on Aug 29, 2016


WestAir Announces Two New Locations

August 26, 2016

WestAir Gases & Equipment, Inc. announces the opening of two new locations in Fontana and Long Beach, CA.

“These locations will provide accessibility for our expanding customer base and allow us to continue our commitment to exceptional customer service in those areas,” said President & CEO, Steve Castiglione.

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WestAir joins the IMAGE program

Posted on Jun 09, 2016

19th San Diego-area employer joins IMAGE program

News Release from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

SAN DIEGO – One of the largest independent distributors of gases, gas equipment and welding supplies in the Southwest has become the newest employer to join U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) IMAGE program, a voluntary partnership that helps employers maintain a lawful workforce and reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents.  

WestAir Gases & Equipment, a family-owned business formerly known as San Diego Welders Supply, is the 19th San Diego-area employer to become an IMAGE member. Most of the company’s over 200 employees work at offices in Southern California, including the firm’s headquarters in San Diego. The company also has offices in Texas and Arizona.

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Cryo Shield Partners with WestAir

Posted on Mar 22, 2016

Cryotherapy is the exposure of freezing temperatures to increase cell growth and inflammation in a cryogenically controlled therapy. This type of therapy has been used as early as the seventeenth century and has made its therapeutic journey to the United States. Temperatures inside the chamber range from 110° Celsius to 130° Celsius below zero. Levels, time and temperatures are determined by the patient’s tolerance in order to further the cryotherapy, with a maximum time limit set at 3 minutes. The length of time exposed to the below zero temperatures enhances the patient’s quality of the session.

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WestAir Joins the Linde Network of Independent Distributors

Posted on Mar 10, 2016

Linde LLC has signed a contract with WestAir Gases & Equipment to supply the independent distributor with oxygen, nitrogen, argon, helium and carbon dioxide.

WestAir has been in operation since 1970, selling gases, equipment and gas delivery systems, to a broad range of customers in a variety of industries, including metal fabrication, food and beverage, shipbuilding, pharmaceutical, hospitals and laboratories. WestAir has grown to be one of the largest independent distributors on the west coast, operates 19 supply locations – 16 in California, two in Texas and one in Arizona.

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WestAir Among Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation For 2015

Posted on Dec 15, 2015

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.  There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country. 

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CO2 Fog Effects Inspire the Fresno State Red Wave

Posted on Oct 19, 2015

WestAir Helps the Fresno State Football Team Make An Entrance 



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