Entries by John Wallace

MIG vs. TIG Welding

Examine your processes to make sure you are using the best welding methods. If not, you may find yourself dealing with production line challenges, weld quality issues, and excess consumables. And even things that have worked in the past may benefit from a new perspective. From new and used equipment to fuel and shield gasses […]

Product Spotlight: Acetylene

Acetylene is one gas that may be indispensable to industry. It is used for the production of chemicals, plastics, lighting, and it is critical to the fabrication industry as a welding fuel. Acetylene is a versatile gas and one of the key industrial gas products that CK supplies to our commercial partners.    Pure acetylene […]

History Corner Milestone 2: Growth and Establishment

At the time Paul Dunn purchased CK Supply from Homer Fudge, the company had a single truck, a small building, and only three employees; a bookkeeper, a truck driver, and Paul Dunn. But from these humble beginnings CK would emerge as the local authority for gas sales and welding supplies. In fact, by 1957, Cee […]