BULK & PACKAGED GAS

Delivering liquid and packaged gas to almost every corner of MN and IA, and areas of WI and the Dakotas.

AUTOMATION

What problems can automation help solve?

LIVE TO WELD

All you need to fuel your passion.

BEVERAGE BUBBLES

The art and science of always getting a perfect pour.

BREATHE EASY

We've got your medical gas needs covered.

A CUT ABOVE

Consistent. Reliable. Every time.

COLDZERO BLAST

Made FRESH to order in blocks, nuggets & rice.

MADE-TO-ORDER GASES

From high-purity hydrocarbons to specialty mixes to cryo gases.

THE NEXT 75

Celebrating 75 and looking forward to the next 75.

AUTOMATION

FANUC-authorized system integrator. Custom & standard robotic solutions that boost ROI/productivity.

WELDING & MORE

Quality compressed gases, equipment, tools and safety supplies for cutting, grinding, welding & more. 

MEDICAL GAS

Medical compressed gases for healthcare, dental and specialty clinics.  Advanced telemetry, 365/24/7 emergency service.

SPECIALTY GAS

A consistent, reliable supply of high purity hydrocarbons, gases and services to optimize performance across many industries.

COLDZERO DRY ICE

Quality dry ice with maximum blasting, lasting & cooling power.  For pickup or delivery.

SERVICE & REPAIR

Certified techs & authorized service of most brands of welders, air tools, cutting tables, and FANUC robots. 

BEVCARB SOLUTIONS

Complete beverage solutions and zero cylinder handling for bars, restaurants and breweries.

PROPANE

Refillable propane tanks for your grill, camper, RV, fishhouse, forklift, temporary heating solution & more.

WE WORK FOR YOU.

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RETAIL BRANCHES - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

NEW LOCATIONS: Mankato, Minneapolis & Des Moines

NEW HOURS: All Locations
Open Monday-Friday. Closed Saturdays/Sundays. 

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Join our Team!

We're growing! And so is our need for people who share our passion for serving customers and our belief in the values of shared success, trust, innovation, collaboration, and culture. We’re excited for you to join our team!

WHAT CHALLENGES CAN AUTOMATION HELP SOLVE?

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WHAT'S NEW?

Laser Welding & Cleaning

It's the next generation of welding from LightWELD.  Laser welding is dramatically FASTER, EASIER and MORE CONSISTENT across a wide range of materials than traditional methods. We've got a full lineup of laser welders and the safety equipment to go with it.

Q4 2022 Featured Products

From Bohler wire to Piher clamps to Fupa ceramic cups, this quarter’s featured products are American Made and designed to add PRECISION, POWER, COMFORT & PRODUCTIVITY to your work. Download flyer on our promo page.

NEW! Piher Maxipress Clamps

Central McGowan has added Piher Maxipress Clamps to our product line. Designed for power, strength and stability.

Fall ProtectionWeb

FALLS are #1 Cause of Injuries.  Protect Yourself.

Learn about our intro offers & trade-out program for Safety Harnesses.

Head-Safety Safety Gear

Learn how to Protect Your Head & Face.

Did you know hard hats have expiration dates?

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