Posted October 24, 2016

Greco wins IWDC award

In recognition for his contributions to IWDC, the industrial gas and welding industry and surrounding Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, community, Joe Greco received the Bob Jackson Memorial Award at IWDC’s Owners’ Meeting in Dana Point, California.

Greco Gas Inc., a fourth generation company headquartered in Tarentum, Pennsylvania, is one the oldest continuously owned independent gas and welding distributors in North America. Joe Greco is president of Greco Gas Inc., and has been leading his company’s growth for over 37 years. During his leadership, the company has expanded to four locations, installed a state of the art cylinder fill plant, launched a microbulk gas offering and diversified into specialty gases, dry ice and propane.

Bob Jackson played an integral part in the formation of the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC). The honor is bestowed annually on a member who has “gone above and beyond” in support of the organization. Criteria for the award includes: strong volunteer spirit, supportive of independents, viewed internal and externally as a respected leader, engaged in the industry, community and family centric.