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2010-12-14 10:24:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that INOX Air Products Ltd., its joint venture (JV) in India, will construct three air separation units (ASU) and liquefiers for the merchant market and also will build a fourth plant for long-term industrial gas supply to Saint Gobain Glass India. The four facilities are scheduled to come on stream during 2012. "We are the market leader in merchant industrial gases in India, and these new...

2010-08-31 10:15:00

RADNOR, Pa., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today provided an update regarding the value represented by the ongoing implementation of its highly-customized SAP system, including a quantification of the economic benefits expected to be achieved in the key areas of sales growth, price management, and administrative and operating efficiencies. Upon full implementation, Airgas expects these areas alone to yield an aggregate of $75 to $125 million in incremental...

2010-08-24 14:51:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it has signed a long-term contract to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to ArcelorMittal Belgium N.V., a subsidiary of ArcelorMittal S.A., at its steel mill in Gent, Belgium. As part of the agreement, Air Products will build, own, operate and maintain a third on-site air separation unit (ASU) at the Gent site to supply ArcelorMittal with its industrial gases requirements. Scheduled to come...

2010-07-15 13:37:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that INOX Air Products Ltd., its joint venture in India, has signed a long-term contract with POSCO Maharashtra Steel Private Limited (PMSPL) to supply on-site nitrogen and hydrogen gases to its new facility located in Vile Bhagad, Maharashtra, Western India. PMSPL is a subsidiary of POSCO, the world's fourth largest steel producer by output, and the site will be POSCO's second steel galvanizing...

2010-06-30 13:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the signing of a new long-term oxygen and nitrogen supply agreement, and that it will build a new air separation unit (ASU) and refurbish its existing ASU and liquefier at its facility in Granite City, Illinois. The new facility, planned to be onstream in the second quarter of 2012, will provide additional capacity for meeting both on-site customer demand for gases and merchant liquid products in...

2009-11-23 13:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today that Wilbur Mok, vice president, North America Tonnage Gases, will be presenting at Citi's Chemicals for the Non-Chemist Conference in New York City on Monday, November 30, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. EST. Mok will provide an overview of the global industrial gas industry and highlight opportunities for future growth. An audio Webcast and presentation slides will be available on Air Products' Investor...

2009-10-29 10:18:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced plans to build a new world-scale air separation unit (ASU) at its La Porte, Texas industrial gases facility. The energy efficient ASU will replace older assets at the site and provide benefits to customers through higher-reliability pipeline oxygen and nitrogen supply, and enhanced production of merchant and electronics products including argon and xenon. The new ASU is to be on-stream in...

2009-09-21 10:27:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), working with Samsung Engineering, announced today that it has secured a contract for an air separation unit (ASU) to supply National Industrial Gases Co. (NIGC), a subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). The ASU will produce 3,550 tons per day (TPD) of oxygen, 3,600 TPD of nitrogen, and 150 TPD of argon. It will be located at NIGC's facility in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, and is to be on-stream in...

2009-09-14 13:51:00

TYLER, Texas, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- During current economic times, and as refiners globally face the challenge of the world's crude oil and gas supplies becoming increasingly more sour, the significance of capital costs, reliability, and environmental performance of Sulfur Recovery Units (SRU) at new and existing refineries and gas processing plants grows in importance. Focused on these challenges, Goar, Allison and Associates (GAA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air Products (NYSE:...

2009-09-10 10:03:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has signed a contract to purchase and operate four existing air separation units (ASUs) and build a new air separation unit to supply industrial gases to Xingtai Iron and Steel Corporation, Ltd., one of China's largest specialty steel manufacturers located in Hebei province, China. Xingtai Steel is expanding its existing steelmaking capacity and will be supplied over 1,700 tons per day of...


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