Industrial gas suppliers Praxair and Linde are in talks to merge their companies. This comes on the heels of the Air Liquide and Air Gas merger. As the main players in the gas industry merge, there is less and less competition, which ultimately will lead to price increases. Prices are already climbing after the Air Liquide and Air Gas merger. Before signing into a longer term contract with a gas supplier, look to see if on-site nitrogen generation is a cost effective solution. Typical paybacks are less than two years; many are even under one year. Contact us today to determine if a nitrogen generator would be right for you.