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Tech Air Expands Operations with El Monte, California, Subsidiary

Tech Air, a national distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment and supplies, expanded operations with the acquisition of Tri-Star Gases, a distributor of industrial and welding supplies and gases in El Monte, California.

According to Tech Air, Tri-Star's services and location complement Tech Air's existing Los Angeles-area branches and add to Tech Air's density in Southern California.

Myles Dempsey, Jr., CEO of Tech Air, said, "In its short history, the Tri-Star team has successfully built a strong business with a broad customer base across the area's dispersed landscape of small manufacturers. We are excited to increase our coverage of the greater-Los Angeles market and to improve our regional supply chain with this addition,” Dempsey added.

Joost Thesseling, Managing Director at CI Capital, said, "The acquisition of Tri-Star is another example of Tech Air strengthening its footprint in a key market. We are pleased with the progress that Tech Air continues to make as it executes its acquisition strategy and builds a truly national gas distribution and welding supply business."

Tech Air is a leading packager and distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases, welding equipment, and supplies, is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut and operates through more than 45 branch and fill locations in the Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, and West.

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