American Welding & Gas, an employee owned company, is solutions driven to provide the best in customer service and quality products at a fair price. With over 40 locations across the Upper Midwest, we are here to serve you.

American Welding & Gas is a full service distributor selling industrial, medical, beverage CO2, and specialty gases (in bulk and high pressure cylinders), propane, safety supplies, welding wire, welding equipment, abrasives and other related products for customers in the welding, industrial, medical, and beverage industries.

American Welding & Gas offers an experienced sales and support staff with industry expertise to help you with cost effective solutions for all your fabricating, industrial, and beverage CO2 needs.

Our Silvertip Propane division has 11 locations in Montana. Our propane division can service all of your propane needs including 20lb tanks for your barbecue, home heating, and large bulk transport loads of propane. See us for all your propane needs!



Thoroughbred Industrial Cylinder Exchange is the most complete and safely packaged cylinder and gas exchange program in the industry. With over 800 cylinder exchange locations installed across the United States, Thoroughbred offers unparalleled access to gases through a variety of non-traditional gas distribution sources.


American Welding & Gas, an employee owned company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC.  AWG traces its history to Valley Welding Supply in Billings, MT and Scott-Gross Company in Lexington, KY - both of which began in 1949.   The Company has grown both organically and through acquisition to its present size.


Tier 5 Labs, LLC is an independent manufacturer and supplier of high end and technically accurate specialty gases. Its products are sold through independent distribution partners located throughout the United States. Tier 5 specializes in EPA protocols, complicated muti-blends, and gases for the research and highly specialized manufacturing industries.


CO2 Air is the industry's leading manufacturer of dry ice equipment including pelletizers and block presses that are reliable and user friendly with a focus on safety features. Built exclusively in the USA, CO2 Air's equipment is known for its exceptionally high quality.