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After 40 years working devotedly as a Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Keen Compressed Gas Co., Will Keen, a resident of Wilmington, is set to retire on December 31, 2017. Will Keen, 80, started his welding and gas career in March 1968 at Keen Welding in Salisbury, MD. In March of 1978, Will […]

Below is a list of days that Keen will be closed outside of normal business hours for the upcoming holiday season. Monday, December 25th Monday, January 1st We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season!

Miller Fusion 160

The NEW Miller Fusion 160 is here! The Miller Fusion 160 is a welder/generator that offers portability, versatility and weld quality. Easier to transport: The Fusion 160 welder/generator weighs 222 pounds. That’s up to 70 pounds less than similar machines, so moving the Fusion 160 is easier and faster. Less time is spent waiting and […]

Cut closer and grind less with the NEW 45-amp flush cutting process for Powermax® systems Hypertherm announces the launch of their new FlushCut consumables for the Powermax45 XP system and Duramax Lock torch. With the new 45-amp flush cutting process, attachments, fixtures and other protruding features/parts with thicknesses of 5/8″ and below (including the weld) […]

Clean Aluminum

Clean aluminum and stainless steel with the new SURFOX™ 205 and SURFOX MINI™ from Walter Surface Technologies. The SURFOX™ 205 is an industrial cleaning system great for everyday production use, while the SURFOX MINI™ is ideal for field or repair work. Compatible with stainless steel, aluminum and titanium Can be used for electrochemical cleaning of stainless […]

Stewart Peck of JN Peck has United Drilling take on a vertical pipe cutting demo with the Exact 360E, and it wasn’t that hard! The PipeCut 360E System is the largest universal pipe saw from Exact. This saw cuts steel, copper, cast iron, stainless steel, acid-resistant steel, multi-layered materials and all plastics. The PipeCut 360E includes […]

Improve productivity while lowering costs and increasing safety with the Hypertherm Freedom 38 PPA. The Hypertherm Freedom 38 PPA is an engine-driven, fully self-contained plasma system designed for cutting and gouging work in remote locations. The unit combines a Powermax 125 plasma system with a 38 kilowatt generator and air compressor. Improve Productivity Finish jobs […]

We are offering an Aluminum Seminar October 24th, 25th, and 26th at the Miller Training Center in Swedesboro, New Jersey. Learn how to clean, cut, grind, prepare, weld and finish aluminum! Same seminar offered three different days! Seminar runs from 8am to 3pm each day. Register today to ensure your spot! Click here for the registration […]

We are looking for an Inside/Counter Sales Associate for our New Holland, Pennsylvania location! This is a full-time position, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Heavy lifting will be required, this person will need to be forklift certified (if not certified, must become forklift certified). Experience with welding or industrial counter sales is […]

Mike Helwich from Exact demos the PipeCut 280E System at Fab-Crete. Watch this video to see this pipe cutting system cut 7/16″ thick, 8″ diameter pipe in just over a minute! Just let the saw do the work! Start cutting pipe more effectively with the powerful PipeCut 280E. This saw is ideal for cutting pipes due […]

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Keen is a proud distributor of the Metabo professional power tools. Last week, Keen Account Managers attended a sales meeting to learn more about and demo new Metabo products. Joe, Account Manager for Lower Bucks and Montgomery Counties,  demos the 7″ Electronic Brake Angle Grinder (WEPB 19-180 Quick RT DS) from Metabo. Also shown was […]

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Demo Days are coming! Keen stores are gearing up this summer with vendor reps on site. Join us for demos, food, give-a-ways and lots of information on these products! First up is Bessey Clamps and Exact Pipe Cutting Tools – schedule below! Wednesday, June 28th – Dover, Delaware Thursday, June 29th – Baltimore, Maryland

We are looking for a Branch Manager for our Downingtown, Pennsylvania location! Key responsibilities include: Sales, financial performance, customer service, inventory, purchasing, daily paperwork, accounts receivable and general maintenance of branch location Manage daily activities of branch personnel Maintain knowledge and ensure compliance of all company safety policies and procedures and industry practices Qualifications for […]

Keen now has a 6000 PSI Pumping Unit. This is a high pressure pump that allows us to fill Nitrogen and Argon cylinders to high pressures up to 6000 PSI ourselves which results in shorter lead times to our customers. Call your account rep or visit your local Keen branch store for more information.

Keen Compressed Gas Co. hires Safety & Quality Control Director In February 2017, Lawrence Priebe joined Keen Compressed Gas Co. as their Safety and Quality Control Director. Priebe will be responsible for overseeing the safety and quality of Keen’s operations, including training, policy development, and compliance objectives for the company. Priebe began his career in […]

Keen Compressed Gas Co. hires Technical Welding Sales Specialist Tim Stott joined Keen Compressed Gas Co. in February 2017 as the Technical Welding Sales Specialist. Stott’s primary responsibility will be to assist Keen’s Account Managers and customers with their technical welding needs. He will also be responsible for training and educating Keen’s Sales Associates and […]

The new T94™ Series welding helmets are now available. Designed to exceed demands of the professional welder, the T94 Series features unmatched comfort and visibility, increasing helmet-on time and productivity, while decreasing the potential for eye injuries. Benefits: Lightweight, well-balanced design maximizes comfort and all-day wearability 6% Lighter for reduced fatigue 13% Better balance for […]

Heard of liquid nitrogen dosing? If not, you will be. Liquid nitrogen dosing has been around for quite some time, but many industries are just now realizing the benefits of using this process as a cost effective way to preserve and increase shelf life of drinks such as soda, beer and wine, canned vegetables and soups, […]

New Products from Miller Maxstar® 161 S/STL/STH DC TIG/Stick Welders Product update to the Maxstar 150 S/STL/STH delivering up to 160 amps of power and only weighing 13 lbs. Featuring a digital meter for easy machine setup and referencing preset amperage and superior stick arc performance even with challenging electrodes like 6010.   AugmentedArc™ – […]

Hypertherm® introduces the Powermax45® XP to their line of portable plasma systems. The Powermax45® XP is a professional grade plasma system for cutting 5/8” thick metal, gouging, and marking. It is easy to use, rugged and reliable, and increases productivity. Benefits Small size and light weight 25% power increase generates a 5/8” rated cut Digital […]

Hougen introduces the new Mag Drill HMD918. This portable magnetic drill can drill through solid or stacked plates up to 6″ in a single pass, or extend your hole reach capability. Mag Drill includes pint of coolant, safety chain and hex wrenches. Powerful high torque Hougen motor and gears 1 3/16 x 6″ capacity Two […]

Keen Gas is looking for an experienced welding equipment technician! Requirements & Responsibilities: Troubleshoot, repair and maintain all types of welding equipment Understand and perform all welding processes Read and understand schematic drawings Knowledge of solid state technology and component functions Service and repair gasoline, propane and diesel engines Ability to use test equipment to […]