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Air Products Highlights Its Medical Oxygen Supply Systems for Emergency Oxygen Supply and Reduced Oxygen Loss at ASHE

July 28, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Air Products (NYSE: APD) understands that a reliable, uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen is vital to any healthcare facility. This understanding has driven the company to technical innovations that not only improve the efficiency of its oxygen supply systems, but also optimize gas use. Air Products will highlight these systems–including systems for emergency oxygen supply and high efficiency systems that reduce oxygen loss–from August 4-5 at the 51(st) ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition in Chicago.

ASHE attendees are invited to stop by Air Products’ booth 812 to speak with a representative about the reassurance they can gain from having additional on-site oxygen storage with a minimum 24-hour emergency supply. The company’s emergency supply systems can provide an instantaneous supply of oxygen for a variety of unexpected situations, such as an oxygen line failure, an unforeseen disaster, or unusual spikes in demand. Air Products’ oxygen supply systems are supported by the company’s proprietary software and remote TELALERT(®) telemetry system, which helps facilitate forecasting and scheduling product deliveries. The company also offers a number of additional services, such as testing, repairs, preventative maintenance, gas audits, engineering, and turnkey installations.

Air Products has also developed a new patent pending technology for its medical liquid oxygen supply systems that can reduce the loss of normally vented oxygen by as much as 30 percent. The company’s high efficiency supply system first pulls oxygen in the form of a gas, rather than a liquid, to eliminate a rise in the tank’s pressure, thereby reducing the product loss by venting that would otherwise result. Depending on volume requirements, Air Products’ high efficiency supply systems can work with many medical or industrial gases applications that employ batch/intermittent usage or start-and-stop consumption.

Air Products has been a leading supplier of medical gases in North America since 1947. The company provides a variety of safe and reliable delivery options to match each customer’s requirements. For small-volume users, Air Products offers its CryoEase(®) microbulk solutions, which eliminate the hassle of cylinder handling and change-out. For large-volume customers, the company provides traditional bulk liquid and gas supply. For more information, call
800-654-4567, email gigmrktg@airproducts.com, or visit www.airproducts.com/hospitals.

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE: APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. Recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies by both Thomson Reuters and Forbes magazine, more than 21,000 employees in over 50 countries supply effective solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2013, Air Products had sales of $10.2 billion. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the Company’s Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2013.

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