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News ReleaseAir Products to Feature Gas Technologies and Equipment for Foundries at CastExpo 2013

Company’s Technology Solutions Can Help Improve Efficiency, Reduce Operating Costs

March 29, 2013 Lehigh Valley, Pa.

Air Products (NYSE:APD), a global industrial gas and technology leader, will feature a range of gas technologies and equipment that can help foundry operators improve efficiency and reduce costs throughout their operations at CastExpo 2013 in St. Louis, Mo., from April 6-9.

CastExpo attendees can stop by booth #3047 to speak with an Air Products specialist about the company’s complete portfolio of gases, equipment, and technology solutions, including oxygen enrichment and solids injection in cupolas, oxygen-enhanced combustion, molten metal blanketing, degassing, refining, and die cooling. Air Products offers unique combustion options for a wide variety of furnace types and metals. These custom-tailored solutions help optimize the melting and casting processes of iron, steel, and non-ferrous foundries. Attendees can also learn about Air Products’ world-class combustion laboratory facilities, where state-of-the-art instrumentation and process control capabilities enable testing of a customer’s application to its full potential.

With decades of experience serving the metals industry, Air Products’ application engineers can evaluate foundry operations using advanced methods for furnace modeling, data collection, and process monitoring to help identify solutions to problems and recommend process improvements. From dependable gas supply and proper equipment installation, to continued technical and operations support, Air Products has helped foundry customers around the world increase productivity and yield, reduce fuel costs and emissions, and improve safety.

Air Products will also highlight its full line of gases—including argon, helium, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen—which are available in a variety of delivery options to match each customer’s requirements. For small volume users, the company’s CryoEase® microbulk solution offers an alternative to cylinder supply that eliminates the hassle of cylinder handling. Air Products also provides traditional bulk liquid and gas supply for large volume users, with an outstanding global reliability record of over 99.9%.

For more information about Air Products’ industrial gas solutions, global supply capability, and unmatched industry experience and technical know-how for ferrous and non-ferrous foundries, stop by booth #3047 at CastExpo, call 800-654-4567 (outside of the U.S. 610-706-4730) and mention code 933, or visit www.airproducts.com/metals.  

About Air Products
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 20,000 employees in over 50 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 2012, Air Products had sales approaching $10 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, 2012.

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    Debbie Bauer
    610-481-8061
    Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
    7201 Hamilton Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18195-1501
    USA
    (610) 481-6642
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    Simon Moore
    (610) 481-7461
    Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
    7201 Hamilton Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18195-1501
    USA
    (610) 481-2729
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