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Cylinder Gas Service
Mossman Business Services Building
2222 Old Hwy 218 South, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1602

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After hours
and emergencies
call Praxair:
Cedar Rapids Store: 319-363-2156

Additional emergency contacts:
Ryan Sage: 319-631-4002
Pam Hendershot: 515-669-1538
Matt Nolting: 612-209-6129

General Stores transitioned cylinder gas purchases to Praxair effective November 1, 2011. Departments will continue to order through General Stores, but the deliveries will be made by Praxair employees.

Account Numbers
• Email notifications went out on 10/26 to your department's contact person. If your department hasn't received its account number, contact Praxair.

• If the information on your account number needs to be updated, contact Praxair.

• For account number issues, email both individuals from Praxair, below. In the subject line, indicate your UI account information.

Ordering & Delivery
Effective March 15th, 2012 cylinder gas ordering and billing will be handled through Praxair and will no longer be handled through General Stores.

Account Numbers
Departments will need to establish a Praxair account number, please contact Praxair at 610-758-7206.

Blanket Purchase Order
To facilitate this transition, departments are required to complete a requisition to establish a new purchase order for their Praxair accounts, payment by UI procurement card is not allowed.

Information needed on the requisition:

• Vendor ID: 0000315558; Address: 3
• Description: Contract blanket order for cylinder gas and rental charges for the Department of XXXXX based on RFP 14314 and contract id 2167, for the period of March 1, 2012 – June 30, 2016 for • Praxair Account: XXXXX
• Category Code: 42271701
• MFK: Only 1 MFK can be utilized
• Amount: Expected Cost through 6/30/13
• Check on Blanket Order

• Placing orders can be completed by
• Calling Praxair at 319-363-2156
• Faxing Praxair at 319-363-4845
• Praxair website (
    • Departments will need to register as an Existing Customer Registration using your established Praxair account
    • Questions regarding this site please contact Praxair’s E-Business Support Center at 800-773-4877

Questions or Concerns
Praxair Contacts
• Pam Hendershot,, 800-283-8348, ext 224
• Tara Uhnak,, 610-758-7206

General Stores Contact (DO NOT CONTACT TO ORDER GAS)
• Steve Stange,, 319-384-4045

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