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News ReleaseAir Products Will Showcase Its PolarFit™ Cryogenic Solutions for Deflashing, Grinding, Process Cooling and Inerting at Rubber Expo

September 27, 2011 Lehigh Valley, Pa.

Air Products (NYSE:APD), a recognized leader in cryogenic technology, will showcase its PolarFit™ industrial gas-based technologies and process improvement solutions for deflashing, grinding, process cooling and inerting at this year’s Rubber Expo in Cleveland, Ohio, from October 11-13. Manufacturers looking to lower costs and increase productivity can stop by Booth #2162 to learn more about Air Products’ high-quality process systems using liquid nitrogen.

“Air Products has decades of laboratory and plant experience in cryogenics,” said Glenn Stroup, industry engineer for Industrial Cryogenics at Air Products. “We have a very knowledgeable team who works closely with our customers to analyze and understand their entire processes. This enables us to help them identify areas for potential improvements and recommend solutions that can help improve the efficiency, safety and profitability of their operations.”

Air Products has a state-of-the-art lab in Allentown, Pa., where the company can test a customer’s product on production-scale equipment to help determine the feasibility of using cryogenics in their process and also to help quantify the benefits versus the cost. For customers who want to evaluate their cryogenic deflashing or grinding processes, the lab provides access to the latest in testing equipment and services that can help them improve throughput, enhance quality, and reduce capital and operating expenditures.

To learn more about Air Products’ reliable industrial gas supply options for small and large volume users and other gas-based solutions for the rubber industry, call 800-654-4567 (mention code 880); visit us online at; or stop by Air Products’ Booth #2162 at Rubber Expo to speak with one of the company’s knowledgeable representatives.

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

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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