HOLSTON GASES AND SOCON ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

1Courtesy: Southern Conference

Release 09/15/2016

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced Thursday a sponsorship agreement with Holston Gases, which will serve as the title sponsor for the league’s 2017 baseball tournament. The Holston Gases Southern Conference Baseball Championship will be played May 23-28 at Fluor Field in Greenville, South Carolina.

The deal continues an affiliation between the SoCon and Holston Gases, which was a sponsor for the SoCon Basketball Championships presented by General Shale last season. The baseball sponsorship pact runs through the 2016-17 academic year with an option for additional years.

“We’re very happy to welcome Holston Gases as the title sponsor of our baseball championship in Greenville next May,” SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino said. “We’ve gotten to know their personnel over the past year with their involvement in our basketball tournament, and they’re good people representing a sound company with a long history of service. We think it’s a good fit.”

Holston Gases supplies industrial, medical, propane and beverage gases. Founded in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1958, the company now boasts 30 locations in seven states, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.

“We are looking forward to our expanded sponsorship of the Southern Conference and its championship events,” Holston Gases branch manager Randy McKinney said. “We have been supporting the SoCon basketball tournament in Asheville since its return in 2012. The 2017 Holston Gases SoCon Baseball Championship in Greenville, South Carolina, will give us the opportunity to expand our presence in the Upstate, one of our key growth markets.”

ABOUT HOLSTON GASES

Holston Gases is one of the largest independent suppliers of industrial, medical, propane, and beverage gases in the United States. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tn., Holston has grown to 30 locations in 7 states: Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, and serving customers in Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, and Indiana.

We carry all welding and industrial gases, medical, specialty and laboratory gases, beverage CO2, and propane gas. We are equipped to handle compressed cylinders, bulk facilities, and liquid requirements.

We are a full line welding supply company, and we also carry safety and industrial supplies. We represent the finest lines in the industry, and we can provide them to you at competitive prices. We are financially strong and carry the inventory you expect and deserve from a top notch supplier.

ABOUT THE SOUTHERN CONFERENCE

The Southern Conference, which is in its 96th season of intercollegiate competition in 2016-17, is a national leader in emphasizing the development of the student-athlete and helping build lifelong leaders and role models. The conference has been on the forefront of innovation and originality in developing creative solutions to address issues facing intercollegiate athletics. From establishing the first conference basketball tournament (1921), to tackling the issues of freshman eligibility (1922), to developing women’s championships (1984) to becoming the first conference to install the 3-point goal in basketball (1980), the Southern Conference has been a pioneer. The Southern Conference is the nation’s fifth-oldest NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association. The conference currently consists of 10 members in six states throughout the Southeast and sponsors 21 varsity sports and championships that produce participants for NCAA Division I Championships.

ABOUT SOCON SPORTS PROPERTIES

SoCon Sports Properties (SSP), created in 2013, is the official multimedia rights holder for the Southern Conference. SSP provides the excitement and attraction of college athletics as a unique advertising and marketing opportunity to communicate your company’s message while influencing your business. SoCon Sports Properties (SSP) offers corporate customers a multitude of marketing and multimedia sponsorship opportunities that include television, venue signage at all of our Championship events, event impact and gameday marketing, as well as corporate marketing, promotions, hospitality, print and brand exposure on SoConSports.com. SSP can build a customized marketing package for your business or corporation that capitalizes on our loyal fans throughout each season, during Championship events, as well as throughout the entire Southern Conference member institutions’ footprint.

Please contact SoCon Sports Properties for more information on collaborating with the Southern Conference and its multiple media and marketing platforms and Championship events.

Contact Information: Rick Thompson, SoCon Sports Properties
702 North Pine Street Spartanburg, SC 29303
678-448-2115

rthompson@socon.org

 

-www.SoConSports.com-

 

 

 

Safety First with Holston Gases

If you need propane, call Holston Gases. Holston Gases has been in the propane business for more than 50 years and is locally owned and operated.

Holston Gases maintains over one million gallons of propane storage with a 360,000 state of the art rail terminal that is conveniently located just north of Knoxville, TN. As the area’s leading propane provider for over 50 years, Holston Gases prides itself on customer service. It doesn’t matter how big or little you are, Holston Gases can provide you will all of your propane needs with over 30 bulk propane transports and bobtails.

When you work with the team from Holston Gases you can be assured of a complete turnkey installation including a computerized forecasting system that will insure on-time deliveries 24 hours a day seven days a week. With 24-hour live service and no answering machines, you can expect Holston Gases to be there when you need propane in Knoxville the most.

Turnkey Installation

When other propane companies in Knoxville are sending you to a subcontractor for propane system installation Holston Gases is working on customized installation for your propane needs. Whether you need a 30,000-gallon industrial propane backup system installed or a 500 residential propane tank, Holston Gases will be there from the beginning to supervise the entire installation process from start to finish. Your new propane system will be compliant with all safety regulations with clients receiving the best propane system for their needs.

Safety First

Your safety is Holston Gases priority and with over 55 years of working with all types of gases and the regulatory and compliance requirements in place, you can depend on Holston when it comes to your safety. Holston’s Gases reputation is the best. Safety is so important that Holston helps train local emergency crews on a regular basis.

When it comes to propane and propane systems that are compliant with all of the requirements Holston Gases can’t be beat. Call or click for more information today.

HOLSTON GASES ACQUIRES WELDING EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY IN NASHVILLE AND GALLATIN

August 1, 2016 Holston Gases completed the acquisition of WELDERS SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT,INC  which operates IN NASHVILLE AND GALLATIN, TN.  Holston Gases will continue to operate from the WELDERS SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT LOCATIONS AT 3312 CHARLOTTE AVE, NASHVILLE,TN AND 1357 SOUTH WATER AVE, GALLATIN, TN.

Holston Gases PRESIDENT ROBERT ANDERS said “We are very pleased to add the WELDERS SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT  employees, customers, and product lines to those of Holston Gases.  This is a perfect fit.  The gas and supply products of WELDERS SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT  will compliment those of Holston Gases, allowing the customers to consolidate their purchasing with one vendor at competitive prices.”

WELDERS SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT OWNER NORMA SISEMORE, agrees that the businesses are a great match.  “We are very proud to become a part of the larger Holston family.  Combining our expertise with Holston’s people and resources will be great for our customers.  we’ve known the Holston gases folks for a long time, and we think a lot of them.  Our customers will really benefit from this combination.”

Beverage CO2 from Holston Gases

If your beverage CO2 distributor isn’t doing the job that you expect, switch to Holston Gases for your beverage CO2. Holston Gases is a locally owned and operated gas business that has been helping people just like you for more than a half a century.

For over 50 years, Holston gases has been providing customers with the complete design, installation and the maintenance of bulk CO2 systems that range from 20 lb cylinders to 50 ton bulk tanks. When you order your beverage CO2 containers or systems from Holston Gases, you can expect a certified and safe experience that is individually customized for your particular needs.

Some beverage CO2 distributors probably aren’t doing the job that you expect with many beverage distributors closing the doors at 5:00, but not Holston Gases. If you should need something after closing time, you can expect calls to be answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a real person, not an answering machine.

Every restaurant, diner, or convenience store wants dependable beverage CO2. Remember, the realization of perfect carbonation does happen when you order your beverage CO2 supplies from Holston Gases.

Most CO2 companies only provide service on a fixed schedule. If you happen to run out of your beverage CO2 during a sold out concert series, you will have to close the beverage stand. Not only will you lose money, but you will also lose the goodwill of your customers. Regardless of the day or hour, Holston Gases will rush to the rescue and can be at your location in hours, not days.

You will set up regular deliveries with Holston Gases for beverage CO2 who will make sure that you have what you need on hand. Holston will help you with a customized delivery schedule that you can trust so that you will never run out of beverage CO2.

If you would like more information regarding beverage CO2, or any other type of gas, call or click and talk to a team member from Holston Gases today.

Medical Gases for your Facility

Holston Gases understands the importance of medical gases, and has the strategically located distribution centers to make sure that your hospital or medical facility never runs out of medical gases.

The fully equipped medical gases production facilities in Knoxville TN, Louisville KY and Decatur, AL make sure that your clinic or doctors office will always have the medical gases needed to help patients and to save lives.

All of the Holston Gases filling facilities are Board of Pharmacy approved and licensed for Medical Gas Production by the FDA giving you and your hospital or medical clinic confidence when it comes to ordering medical gases.

The full line of medical gases products can be delivered in bulk directly to your site in proper storage vehicles. The full line of medical gases available from Holston Gases includes blood gas mixtures, nitrous oxide, and oxygen. Other medical gases that you may need from Holston Gases include helium, carbon dioxide, argon, laser and gas chromatograph, lab atmospheres, calibration atmospheres and of course, any type of custom gas mixtures that your hospital, doctor’s office of medical clinic may need. Holston can even supply medical air.

Holston Gases explains that medical air is clean compressed air that healthcare and hospitals use to distribute its medical gases. Medical air contains no particles, is free from contamination, and has no odors or oil the air is dry in order to prevent any sort of water buildup in the pipeline.

Depending on the size of your facility, Holston Gases can deliver anything from 20 CF capacity to a giant sized tube trailer. Holston Gases also sells a full line of specialty and rare gases specifically for the medical industry.

According to Holston Gases, medical gases supplies in healthcare facilities and hospitals are essential for saving lives and healing patients. The gases are piped through various parts of the hospital or medical clinic and are usually monitored by an alarm system.

If you would like more information regarding medical gases or any other type of gas, call and speak to a team member from Holston Gases today.

Holston Gases for CO2 Cylinders

Holston Gases understands how frustrating it can be when the CO2 hasn’t been changed. Unfortunately, some businesses do not have the time or the staff to call, order, and pick-up a CO2 tank. Thankfully, Holston Gases can take the headache out of empty CO2 cylinders.

For more than 50 years, the locally owned and operated Holston Gases company has been providing customers just like you with a bulk CO2 cylinder delivery system that is like no other.

When you call Holston Gases for pickup and delivery of CO2 cylinders, you will never have to worry that you will run out of CO2.

Restaurants, convenience stores and fast food outlets depend on Holston Gases for the design, installation and servicing of CO2 cylinders. However, if you already have a bulk system, but need it changed out, Holston Gases can help with that as well.

The locally owned and operated Holston Gases offers a certified and safe experience for businesses and organizations in need of a bulk system or those who just want to rely on a dependable CO2 supplier.

Holston Gases has an astounding 26 locations in seven states with customers spread out in 11 states. That means there is a very good change that you will be able to call Holston Gases for CO2 cylinder services.

Some of the features that you can expect from Holston Gases CO2 services include CO2 containers ranging from 20lb cylinders to 50-ton bulk tanks for larger customers. Holston Gases can also supply you with the complete design, installation, and the maintenance of bulk CO2 systems. You can also expect a customized delivery schedule that meets the needs of you and your business or organization.

If you would like more information regarding CO2 cylinders, or any other gas service, call or click and speak to a specialist from Holston Gases who can help you with all of your needs. Call or click today.