Air Products Home

News ReleaseAir Products Brings On New Hydrogen Selenide Plant at Hometown, Pa. Facility

Product to Serve Growing CIGS Photovoltaic Market

March 29, 2012 Lehigh Valley, Pa.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) has brought onstream an expansion of its high-purity hydrogen selenide (H2Se) production capabilities at its electronic specialty materials manufacturing facility in Hometown, Pa. The new capacity was added to serve the growing Copper Indium Gallium Selenium (CIGS) thin-film solar cell manufacturing market.

Air Products can deliver H2Se to semiconductor and photovoltaic customers at more than 99.99 percent purity levels. “Air Products has a long history of supplying hydrogen selenide and will continue to deliver the cutting edge materials our customers need to manufacture state-of-the-art products,” said Joe Stockunas, global business director, Electronic Materials for Air Products.

Industry observers believe CIGS technology holds a lot of promise going forward based on the significant advances in efficiency improvement and high-volume manufacturing that producers have already made. To learn more about H2Se and view a short video on Air Products’ H2Se capabilities, please visit www.airproducts.com/H2Se.  

Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. More than 18,000 employees in over 40 countries supply innovative solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2011, Air Products had sales of $10.1 billion. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.  

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, 2011.

Connect with us on:

|

Contact Information

  • Press Contact
    Renee Giello
    (610) 481-4876
    Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
    7201 Hamilton Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18195-1501
    USA
  • Investor Contact
    Simon Moore
    (610) 481-7461
    Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
    7201 Hamilton Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18195-1501
    USA
    (610) 481-2729
An error has occured, please fix the highlighted fields.
To request a quote or for more information about Air Products, please fill out the form below, and an Air Products representative will contact you shortly.
Please use the form below to contact us.

What can we answer for you?

  1. What kind of inquiry?

If you would prefer to contact us by phone, you can call any of our Air Products locations worldwide by visiting Worldwide Locations & Phone Numbers.

X

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work; others help us to better understand our users. By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Read our Legal Notice to learn more.

Close