Airgas Canada is trying to make Canadians breathe easier. The company distributes industrial gases and mechanical supplies from eight locations in western Canada. The company's focus is on distributing specialty gases to the respiratory home care market, although Airgas Canada's products also include welding gases and supplies. In addition, it works with health care professionals and provides 24-hour emergency service for respiratory equipment. Part of the growing US industrial gas distributor Airgas, the company maintains locations in Alberta, British Columbia, and in Saskatchewan. Among the company's suppliers are welding equipment manufacturer Hobart Brothers.