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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.


WestAir Gases & Equipment provides industrial and specialty gases and welding supplies to a wide variety of businesses throughout the southwest and beyond. It has a deep background of combining high quality gases with unmatched customer service since its founding in 1970. The acquisition of Desert Fountain’s assets will further strengthen the company’s capacity to serve customers, new and old, throughout the region.

“We’re thrilled about our recent acquisition of Desert Fountain.” said WestAir General Manager, Andy Castiglione. “This new location will not only empower us to provide more and better services to our customers in the Coachella Valley, but it will give us the space we need for future growth opportunities.”

This acquisition will also enable WestAir to better assist local agricultural and beverage businesses with some of its top products for these industries, including Green CO2 and Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) gases. It will also lay the foundation for future partnerships with the many local and seasonal businesses in the region.

WestAir plans to open doors at their new location on February 3, 2020. For more information about the acquisition or to learn more about WestAir, please contact us directly at

About WestAir:

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020, WestAir Gases & Equipment is a leading supplier of gases, related equipment, and welding supplies in the southwest. The company is widely recognized for its deep dedication to customer service together with high quality gases and gas mixtures. With over 200 employees spread throughout California, Arizona, and Texas, WestAir has the expertise and experience necessary to fulfill even your most complex gas needs.

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