Our Awards

Quality service and a customer-oriented mindset set us apart from competitors.

About Our Company and Values

Oxygen Service Company (OSC) stands as a beacon of innovation and excellence, offering eco-friendly solutions and unparalleled expertise for almost three decades. As a 100% employee-owned company, our commitment to environmental responsibility and customer satisfaction is unwavering. Specializing in high-quality gases, welding services, and advanced automation systems, we redefine industry standards. Our team of certified welding inspectors and engineers stays at the forefront of technology. Serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, northern Iowa, and the eastern Dakotas, OSC delivers comprehensive gas solutions and ensures rapid, reliable service, reflecting our dedication to safety, quality, and the success of our clients.

After All, Service Is Our Middle Name

Our comprehensive services include welding, gas, and dry ice. Robotic automation, welding supply, and extensive industry knowledge make us the perfect partner for whatever job you need to tackle.

Our Awards

  • 2022

    Most Improved Dealer presented by AKS
    2022 Integrator of Excellence presented by Lincoln
    Miller Electric’s 2022 In Recognition of Portfolio Level Achievement

  • 2021

    Excellence in Distribution Americas presented by Hypertherm.

  • 2020

    ABB Lifetime Achievement Award

  • 2019

    Miller Distinguished Distributor Award, the ESOP MN/Dak Company of the Year, and the ESOP AACE Award for Communication Excellence.

  • 2018

    Harris Top Brass Award

  • 2015

    Richard W. Couch Award presented by Hypertherm.

How Do We Do It?

Award-winning service comes with dedication and commitment to the customer experience. Our team has demonstrated this time and again by employing these core values:

  1. Getting things done
  2. Professional and respectful behaviors
  3. Customer-focused mindsets
  4. Positive attitudes
  5. Doing the right thing
OCS Green sign thats handing in the office


As a 100% employee-owned company, we strive for quality and innovation in whatever we do. Our company offers quality solutions, and it shows in our awards.

Our trusted partners include:

  • GAWDA (Gases and Welding Distributors Association)
  • R.I.A (Robotic Industries Association)
  • IWDC (Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative)
  • CGA (Compressed Gas Association)
  • AWS (American Welding Society)
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program)
  • NCEO (National Center for Employee Ownership)

Our locations allow us to serve Minnesota, Wisconsin, the eastern Dakotas, and northern Iowa.

  • St. Paul, MN
  • Sauk Rapids, MN
  • Willmar, MN
  • Duluth, MN
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Virginia, MN
  • Appleton, WI

Partnerships for Excellence and Premium Products

With 50,000+ SKUs from 100+ vendors and a substantial $5 million inventory, OSC delivers top-tier welding and industrial supplies to customers in Minnesota and beyond. Our commitment includes precise inventory management, accurate shipments, and transparent invoicing.

OSC’s offerings include industrial and specialty gases, high-quality welding, cutting, and positioning equipment, and a diverse array of supplies. Our superior products come from collaborations with leading partners and industry manufacturers.

With our profound expertise in the welding and gas industries, we stand by our vendors’ products. As a 100% employee-owned enterprise, we make sure our customers receive nothing but the finest through our partnerships with the best in the industry.

Contact Us Today

Experience excellence with the OSC team. Give us a call to start your next project.