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News ReleaseAir Products Announces Changes to Its Distributor Network for Personal Care Ingredients

February 12, 2015 Lehigh Valley, Pa.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) has announced changes in its network of distributors supporting the company’s active ingredients and specialty polymers for the personal care market. Effective immediately, HORN has been named distributor in the Southwest, including Texas and surrounding states, and Pride Solvents & Chemical Co. has been named distributor in the mid-Atlantic and New England states.

“We are excited about the success we can achieve by working with HORN and Pride,” said Arnoldo Fonseca, marketing manager, Americas Personal Care and I&I at Air Products. “We thoughtfully selected these distributors and have confidence in their technically trained sales people who are not only knowledgeable about the needs of the personal care industry, but also how Air Products’ ingredients can help formulators fulfill their performance target goals.”

Air Products develops and produces innovative and evidence-based ingredients for skin care, sun care, hair care, color cosmetics, and toiletries. The company’s cosmetic active ingredients and delivery systems encompass specially designed Cellular Actives™ solutions and ROVISOME® encapsulated ingredients that reflect Air Products’ competencies in skin physiology, biochemistry and dermal delivery. In addition, the company’s polymer platforms provide unique, multifunctional benefits that can empower differentiated consumer product characteristics.

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a leading industrial gases company. For nearly 75 years, the company has provided atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and related equipment to manufacturing markets including metals, food and beverage, refining and petrochemical, and natural gas liquefaction. Air Products’ materials technologies segment serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. Over 20,000 employees in 50 countries are working to make Air Products the world’s safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. In fiscal 2014, Air Products had sales of $10.4 billion and was ranked number 276 on the Fortune 500 annual list of public companies. 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, 2014.

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