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News ReleaseAir Products facility at Aberdeen Scoops Prestigious Gold Safety Award

September 07, 2011 London, U.K.

Air Products’ (NYSE:APD) facility at Aberdeen, which supplies diving and other specialist gases and equipment to the North Sea’s offshore oil and gas industry, has scooped a coveted Gold Safety Award from the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA).

The facility has received the award for its impressive health and safety record, after notching up 50 consecutive years without a lost time accident. The company’s facility at Siewierz in Poland also received a Gold Award for Safety.

Gary Adam, commercial manager at Air Products, said:

“When it comes to diving gases and gases used for use during subsea construction or oil and gas exploration, quality and reliability are crucial. We are supplying these products in a fast-changing business environment, where safety standards are a priority. For this reason, the Gold Safety Award from EIGA is especially highly prized.”

Air Products has more than 35 years of expertise serving offshore industries in the North Sea and other established oil and gas exploration hubs in the Middle East, South East Asia and Brazil. As world demand for offshore gases continues to grow, the business is continuing to expand its offshore services globally, mainly in Brazil and China and is also providing standardised, IMCA-approved equipment from all offshore depots.

For more information about Air Products total offshore solutions, email or telephone 0800 3890202.

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, 2010.

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About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services. Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. In fiscal 2010, Air Products had revenues of $9 billion, operations in over 40 countries, and 18,300 employees around the globe. For more information, visit

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