How to Buy Gases - Medical and Industrial

This commodity includes medical and high purity specialty cylinder gases.

Procurement Options and Procedures

  • $5,000 or less: Use your Procurement Card or a Department Purchase Order (DPO).
  • Above $5,000: A PO Requisition or an SPO Requisition

Supplier Information


Contact Information

Denver Campuses

  • Jim Talkington Mobile: 303.681-5049 Fax: 303.370.7850
  • Backup: Kathy Lekawa Phone: 303.370.7828 Fax: 303.370.7850

Colorado Springs Campus

  • Cory Garner Phone: 719.667.3001 Fax: 719.667.3051

Boulder Campus

  • Doug Axtle Phone: 303.442.2481 Fax: 303.442.2841

Online ordering system assistance for all campuses

  • Kathy Lekawa, Inside Sales/B2B Coordinator Phone: 303.370.7828 Fax: 303.370.7850

Special Notes

  • Departments can order by phone, by fax, or online. Orders of in-stock items submitted by 3:00 p.m. will receive next-day delivery. Airgas will create individual account numbers for each department.
  • Airgas' general website is Employees must register with Airgas prior to utilizing the online ordering system (known as B2B). To do this, complete the Airgas Account Set-up form and fax to Airgas as instructed on the form. The second page of this form - titled Airgas Credit Card on File Authorization - should be completed only by departments who plan to use the Procurement Card for purchases and/or rentals. Your User ID and Password will be emailed to you. Airgas will tailor the billing, account description, and ordering process to suit your department needs.

University-wide Price Agreement

  • # CU-DMGASES-08P, valid through 6-30-2015 (Denver and Colorado Springs Campuses)
  • # CU-DM67024-P, valid through 6-30-2015 (Boulder Campus)

Purchasing Agents

Madeline Souder

Director of Strategic Procurement
Duane Tucker