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  June 2015
Press release

The next generation: ASCO Dry Ice Reformer A700R

To satisfy growing customer needs in an even better way, ASCO CARBON DIOXIDE LTD enhanced its existing Dry Ice Reformer A600R radically and the result is impressive: The ASCO Dry Ice Reformer A700R sets new standards in terms of productivity and reliability in converting dry ice pellets into dry ice blocks. more...

For further information, please contact:
ASCO CARBON DIOXIDE LTD / Marketing & Communication
Simone Hirt
Tel. +41 71 466 80 53


The ASCO Dry Ice Reformer A700R sets new standards in terms of productivity and reliability.


January 2014
Press release

All about CO2 on social media

Swiss ASCO CARBON DIOXIDE LTD started communicating on social media channels.

“All about CO2” – ASCO’s motto says it all:
ASCO is a provider of complete CO2 and dry ice solutions with customers worldwide. The product range includes CO2 production and recovery plants, dry ice blasting units, dry ice production machines, CO2 cylinder filling systems, CO2 vaporisers, CO2 storage tanks, CO2 dosing systems for water neutralisation and various other CO2 and dry ice equipment. Thanks to this broad product range and more than 80 years of practical experience in the wide field of CO2 and dry ice, customers profit from individual, complete CO2 solutions from a single source.

“All about CO2” will also be the motto on ASCO’s new communication channels: Read and see more about the exciting world of CO2 on YouTube, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.




  January 2013

IceTech introduces the SUPREME model of dry ice blasting equipment

The IceTech SUPREME dry ice blasting equipment is manufactured with customer driven enhancements
designed to provide best in practice efficiency and reliability.

West Chester, OH– January 22, 2013. IceTech, a worldwide leading
manufacturer of preferred dry ice blasting and dry ice production
equipment, today announces the official launch of the new SUPREME
model of high performance dry ice blasting equipment. This new
model offers the customer the latest engineering technology, not
elsewhere found in the dry ice blasting industry. Utilizing the
previously successful IceTech product technology, and enhancing it
based upon user input combined with the latest in equipment
technology, IceTech has created the most SUPREME dry ice blasting
equipment in the industry.


  July 2012

Ice-cold complete solution for Cromodora Wheels in Czech Republic

ASCOJET dry ice blasting technology and Messer-Gases for wheel manufacturer

Czech light metal foundry Cromodora Wheels applies the ASCOJET dry ice blasting technology for mould cleaning.

Cromodora Wheels produces light metal wheels, for example for BMW, Daimler and Fiat. ...see more

Further information www.ascojet.com; www.messergroup.com/cz/


Cromodora Wheels




August 2011

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Contintental Carbonic


May 9, 2011

Airgas Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pain Enterprises Inc., a producer and distributor of dry Airgas Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pain Enterprises Inc., a producer and distributor of dry ice and carbon dioxide throughout the Midwestern U.S. ... see more



September, 2010

Swiss ASCO appoints Grand Northern Products as distributor.

Swiss ASCO CARBON DIOXIDE LTD is proud to announce the appointment of Grand Northern Products as exclusive distributor for the USA and Canada for ASCO’s powerful ASCOJET dry ice blasting technology... see more









On August 5th and 6th, 2010

2nd International Conference on Dry Ice Blasting
The 2nd International Conference on Dry Ice Blasting will take place on August 5th and 6th 2010 at the Production Technology Centre (PTZ) in Berlin, Germany.

On their website you will find information about the technologies Dry Ice Blasting, CO2-Snow Blasting and the International Conference on Dry Ice Blasting (IAK).http://www.strahlverfahren.de/EN/index.jsp.


June 8,  2010 IceTech

Oxarc brings powerful clean tech solution to northwest industries

Powerful partnership between IceTech America, Inc. and Oxarc Inc. makes the revolutionary Dry Ice Blasting technology available to industries in the Pacific Northwest region of USA..

CINCINNATI, OH, June 8, 2010 - Industries in the Pacific Northwest of USA seeking a better way to maintain their critical equipment can now look forward to a more cost efficient and environmentally safer alternative called Dry Ice Blasting... see more

May 26, 2010 Cold Jet

Cold Jet Expands With New President - Dry Ice Manufacturing Systems

Experienced strategic business professional to lead growth in Cold Jet's dry ice production business

CINCINNATI - May 26, 2010 - Cold Jet, the world leader in environmentally responsible dry ice blast cleaning and production technology, today announced the appointment of Rick Stepien to the newly created position of President - Dry Ice Manufacturing Systems. Stepien will be responsible for developing the dry ice production market worldwide as well as serving as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Stepien joins Cold Jet from CONTECH Construction Products where he served various roles, including most recently as Chief Marketing Officer... see more

April 14 to 17, 2010  ASCOJet

Visit ASCO at the Metef

As of April 14 to 17, 2010 the 8th International Aluminium Exhibition METEF will take place in Brescia / Italy. The fair is specialized in the areas extrusion, die casting, casting, rolling, mechanical finishing, welding and recycling. Visit ASCO at booth C08 in Hall 7. We will be pleased to bring you the ASCOJET dry ice blasting technology closer and at your disposal for any further information you may need. 

For more ASCO News

April 12, 2010 - Cold Jet and Airgas Bring Environmentally Responsible Cleaning Technology to North American Industry

Loveland, OH and Radnor, PA -  Cold Jet, LLC, and Airgas today announced a new strategic alliance between Cold Jet and Airgas' Red-D-Arc subsidiary to provide environmentally responsible turn-key cleaning solutions to service providers and manufacturing operations throughout North America.  see more

We rent blast cleaning equipment throughout North America

March 3, 2010 - Hamilton, OH  IceTech

Industrial Cleaning Set To Change with Powerful New Partnership
Between Two Great Industry Leaders

IceTech America, Inc. and Continental Carbonic Products, Inc. sign deal to offer cutting edge cleaning technology to American industries.

Industries seeking the best way to clean their most critical equipment and production machines in a safe, environmentally friendly and cost efficient manner now have a viable solution within reach. Continental Carbonic Products, Inc., the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of dry ice in the United States, has agreed to distribute dry ice blasting equipment manufactured by IceTech America, Inc., to offer the cutting edge industrial cleaning technology to industry’s most challenging demands
... see more



October 28 to 31, 2009 Triventech

Do come and visit us  at Booth #S3124 (co-located with TNN-Jeros)of the Worldwide Food Expo, Chicago, IL from October 28-31, 2009.

We'll be glad to show you how easy it is to make dry ice on site with new, clean, convenient equipment.

You can have dry ice on tap, when, and where you want it. No waiting on deliveries, and no over-ordering 'just-in-case' ...see more


Dry ice safety in the news:

July 13, 2010

Woman To Stand Trial For Son's Dry-Ice Bomb


OMAHA, Neb. — KETV.com

An Omaha mother will stand trial on accusations that she let her son make explosives. Dawn Martens is free on bond on felony child abuse charges and a charge of manufacturing and possessing a destructive device. Police said Martens 14-year-old son admitted to making a dry-ice bomb at their home near 137th and Z streets. The boy told police his mother knew about it.


May 5, 2010  thebostonchannel.com/news

Dry Ice Sends 3 Middle Schoolers To Hospital -
Boston News Story ... May 5, 2010 ... BOSTON --
Three sixth-graders at the Whitter School in Everett were taken to Children's Hospital after swallowing dry ice Wednesday morning, ...see more

 Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010  Deseret News

Salt Lake Police Department's Bomb Squad warns against homemade chemical bombs.
By Pat Reavy
SALT LAKE CITY — The explosion can take anywhere from five seconds to 20 minutes.
And even though it can be in something as small as a water bottle, it has enough force to cause serious bodily injury....
see more

Dry Ice Alternative for shipping:

CryoPort to Exhibit at 8th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum in Philadelphia September 20-23

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sep 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CryoPort, Inc. today announced that it is exhibiting at the 8th Annual Cold Chain Distribution for Pharmaceuticals Global Forum being held September 20-23, 2010 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The conference is the largest trade show covering global logistics for the pharmaceutical industry.

CryoPort senior executives, including Chief Executive Officer Larry Stambaugh, Chief Commercialization Officer Michael Bartholomew, and Vice President for Global Business Development Chris Campbell, along with Company advisory board member Rod Smith, will be meeting with current and prospective customers at booth 39 in the exhibition hall. The exhibit will provide a complete and detailed look at CryoPort's end-to-end shipping service.

"This important conference will be the first opportunity for many shipping and logistics managers to see first-hand the CryoPort Express(TM) shipping solution," said Mr. Stambaugh. "We look forward to meeting with many potential customers and channel partners to demonstrate our considerable advantages over the current dry-ice shipping process they are currently using."

In addition to its show floor exhibit, CryoPort is holding a private reception for key life science industry representatives to further present the value proposition offered by the Company's advanced packaging and shipping solution.

About CryoPort, Inc.

CryoPort (www.cryoport.com) has developed a leading edge, proprietary, technology-driven transport and packaging system focused on providing a solution that replaces dry ice for the frozen shipping market in the growing global life science industry. The products developed by CryoPort have a 10+ day holding time, are using "green" materials and are essential components of the infrastructure required for the testing, research and end-user delivery of temperature-sensitive medicines and biomaterials in an increasingly complex global logistical environment.

SOURCE: CryoPort, Inc.


Another source of interesting news about uses for dry ice is Continental Carbonic.

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