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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...

2009-07-28 09:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that its subsidiary in Taiwan, Air Products San Fu Co. Ltd., has signed a long-term contract with Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), the world's fourth largest TFT-LCD supplier, to provide nitrogen and bulk gases to their Fab 6 located in Tree Valley Science and Industry Park (TVSIP), Tainan, Taiwan. Air Products San Fu has installed an air separation unit next to CMO Fab 6 to provide on-site...

2009-05-19 13:54:00

Cleanfire(R) HRi(TM) Burner Integrated in Expanded Glass Production LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Air Products Brasil, has built, placed on stream, and is operating an air separation plant that provides nitrogen and oxygen for Guardian Industries' new float glass manufacturing plant in Tatui, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Air Products Brasil is also supplying hydrogen, via an on-site plant, and a...

2009-02-23 10:18:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) announces today that Michael J. Graff, 53, has been appointed to its board of directors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/LUBRIZOLCORPLOGO ) Graff is president and chief executive officer of Air Liquide USA LLC, chairman of the board of Air Liquide Canada, Inc, and heads Air Liquide's industrial gas businesses in North America and the Caribbean. Established in 1902, Air Liquide is...

2009-02-09 08:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) and Technip today announced a long-term extension reaching beyond the year 2020 for the global business alliance that has already designed, constructed and is operating 30 hydrogen and synthesis gas production plants worldwide. The alliance extension ensures the continued delivery of industrial gas plants providing a reliable and safe supply of hydrogen and synthesis gas to an ever-growing number of customers in...


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