BOC Gases, Murray Hills, N.J., was awarded a multi-year contract to supply three Shelby Steel locations with bulk and cylinder gases and welding hardgoods. BOC will supply the Shelby's Pell City, Vincent and Bessemer, Ala. locations with liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, CO2 and propane directly from its Birmingham bulk facility. In addition, it will supply cylinder gases and hardgoods to the same locations from the Bessemer plant. Shelby Steel will use the BOC products in the fabrication of structural and plate steel.