Vectis Cobot Automation

There’s going to be a shortage of 400,000 welders in the U.S. by 2024. Cobot automation is going to be key for welding going forward, learn why.

How Millennial-Friendly Technologies Are Transforming Robot Programming

Robot programming systems are evolving rapidly, with intuitive and user-friendly technologies supplementing or replacing traditional ones.

Illinois Branches Open to Limited Retail Traffic

Retail in Illinois will reopen with limited access to the front counters ONLY. CK will follow all required and recommended Illinois and city codes.

State of the CO2 Supply in the Midwest

As a regional distributor of industrial gases and welding supplies, CK Supply provides CO2 to many customers and industries in Missouri and Illinois.

History Corner Milestone 2: Growth and Establishment

CK Supply has been providing gas, gas supply, and welding supply products to businesses all over the St. Louis area for the last 70 years.

The Facts Behind the Current Welder Shortage

Can welding overcome negative perceptions and an aging workforce to lead our industrial and manufacturing organizations into the future? Find out more.

Employee Spotlight: David Teson – Western Territory Manager

Meet Dave Teson, Western Territory Manager and employee of CK for over 40 years! Learn more about why CK is such a great place to grow your career.

Introducing HyperFill

The patent-pending HyperFill twin wire MIG solution allows for increased deposition rates without compromising puddle stability or weld quality.

Crystal 2.0 The Enlightenment of Welding

Driven by the will to give welders a better working life, optrel has researched into new technologies for years to improve welders’ vision.

Helium News

We at CK have been closely monitoring the changes the world’s helium supply network as the U.S.’s domestic supply begins to wind down.