How We Work Together

GAWDA (the Gases and Welding Distributors Association) is the U.S.’ leading trade association serving the Industrial Gas and Welding marketplace, helping its member companies build relationships and providing opportunities for the continued success of its member distributors, manufacturers, and related industry professionals, and the supply chain at large. 

DDS is an official GAWDA service provider and currently works with several GAWDA member distributors to provide our next-generation industrial gas and welding product content to power their e-commerce websites.


Celebrating its 75th year, the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) is dedicated to promoting the safe operation and economic vitality of distributors of industrial gases and related welding equipment supplies.

GAWDA serves over 550 gases and welding supply distributors, manufacturers, independent manufacturer’s representatives and individual members, and is the major trade association representing the industrial gases and welding supply industry. GAWDA provides the industry’s foremost resource for safety and compliance information with member access to five expert safety and compliance consultants. The association also leads the industry in providing education, industry updates, publications and e-newsletters, monthly teleconferences, and a multitude of networking opportunities. Visit for more information.

Industry News: Trimble + DDS Collaborate to Provide Next-Generation Product Data Solutions to Contractors, Distributors and Manufacturers

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