TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - October 24, 2016) - MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts renewable and liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that the New York Iron Workers Joint Apprentice Training Facility has added MagneGas2® to its training program for new iron workers. The fuel will be used for training purposes for new welding and metal cutting apprentices that come through the Iron Workers program. The fuel will be sourced by MagneGas New York Distributor AWISCO Corporation.
MagneGas and AWISCO partnered in a marketing effort aimed at expanding the use of MagneGas2® in the New York and New Jersey markets. MagneGas personnel demonstrated the fuel's superior metal cutting benefits with assistance from the AWISCO sales team. The demonstrations and training occurred over a period of several days and resulted in many new customers including the Iron Workers Joint Apprentice Training Facility. This facility is the leading Iron Workers training facility in the Northeast, training new welders on all aspects of welding, metal cutting and related safety. MagneGas2® fuel will now be used in this training program as the preferred alternative to acetylene.
"We at MagneGas are very excited that the Iron Workers have selected MagneGas2® for their training program. There are many alternatives to acetylene on the market today for metal cutting. To our knowledge, however, MagneGas2® is the only fuel made from a renewable source. In addition, MagneGas2® has a faster cutting speed than acetylene which we believe renders it a more productive alternative for the Iron Workers. Our partnership with AWISCO is very exciting for us as New York and New Jersey can be some of the toughest markets in the country. Their support has been invaluable in gaining us acceptance in the region and we look forward to much more success in the future," stated Ermanno Santilli, CEO of MagneGas.
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AWISCO is a leading supplier of industrial gas and welding supplies in the tri-state area of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey with an international expansion location in Florida. The Company is a full line supplier for the welding industry and has been in business for over 65 years.
About MagneGas Corporation
MagneGas® Corporation (MNGA) owns a patented process that converts various renewables and liquid wastes into MagneGas fuels. These fuels can be used as an alternative to natural gas or for metal cutting. The Company's testing has shown that its metal cutting fuel "MagneGas2®" is faster, cleaner and more productive than other alternatives on the market. It is also cost effective and safe to use with little changeover costs. The Company currently sells MagneGas2® into the metal working market as a replacement to acetylene.
The Company also sells equipment for the sterilization of bio-contaminated liquid waste for various industrial and agricultural markets. In addition, the Company is developing a variety of ancillary uses for MagneGas® fuels utilizing its high flame temperature for co-combustion of hydrocarbon fuels and other advanced applications. For more information on MagneGas®, please visit the Company's website at http://www.MagneGas.com.
The Company distributes MagneGas2® through Independent Distributors in the U.S and through its wholly owned distributor, ESSI (Equipment Sales and Services, Inc.). ESSI has four locations in Florida and distributes MagneGas2®, industrial gases and welding supplies. For more information on ESSI, please visit the company's website at http://www.weldingsupplytampa.com.
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