All Safe Global Acquires Thunderbird Cylinder

November 2019 – All Safe Global (ASG) continues to execute on its growth strategy with the acquisition of Thunderbird Cylinder, a well-established leading provider of compressed gas cylinder requalification, refurbishment and maintenance services in Phoenix, AZ for over 70 years.

“All Safe Global’s acquisition of Thunderbird expands our presence in the western United States and is an important step toward realizing our vision of building a national network of cylinder requalification centers,” said Matt Boettner, President and CEO of All Safe Global. “Thunderbird’s core values and strong reputation for compliance, safety and service bolsters ASG’s long tradition of providing our customers with industry leading products and services.”

“Both companies come to the table with a wealth of experience and a shared vision of compliance and service,” said Thunderbird Cylinder owner Fred Nachman. “Together, we look forward to blending our expertise, bringing exceptional and standardized services on a national scale to the compressed gas industry.”

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, ASG is a leading supplier, servicer and recycler of compressed gas equipment for multiple end-user applications. Customers include industry leaders in welding gas, specialty gas, craft beer, cold brewed coffee, cylinder waste disposal and alternative fuels.

For more information about the acquisition, please visit Thunderbird Cylinder acquisition. For more information about All Safe Global, visit

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Dave Schneider is a partner with River Birch. Dave, a Connecticut native, has been investing in middle market companies for over 20 years, working closely with owners and management teams to grow their business.