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2011-06-15 07:30:00

CLEVELAND, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Catacel Corp., maker of advanced catalytic heat-exchanging materials for the petrochemical, industrial gas and advanced energy industries, announced the appointment of Dr. Kieran Drain to its Board of Directors. Dr. Drain has extensive experience commercializing new technologies in the materials and chemicals industries. Globally recognized for his technical expertise and business acumen, Dr. Drain most recently raised $55 million in venture...

2011-06-02 14:13:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has been presented the 2010 Supplier Excellence Award by Texas Instruments (TI). The award, given annually, recognizes achievement in cost, environmental responsibility, technology, responsiveness, assurance of supply and quality. "Suppliers like Air Products help us to innovate, to provide more value. It's a collective effort on everyone's part - from quality folks to logistics - to get the...

2011-02-17 10:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it will build, own, and operate a new air separation unit (ASU), a new hydrogen production facility and will make additional investment in an existing ASU and liquefier which has been producing industrial gases in Middletown, Ohio. The new facilities, planned to be on-stream in the fourth quarter of 2012, will provide additional capacity to meet customer demand for industrial gases and merchant...

2010-12-22 14:07:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today responded to the rejection by the Board of Directors of Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) of Air Products' $70 per share cash offer. John E. McGlade, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said, "We have made clear that $70 per share is our best and final offer for Airgas. We know the market for industrial gases extremely well, and have offered a full and fair price for this business. Airgas...


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