March 19, 2015 Lehigh Valley, Pa.
The Board of Directors of Air Products (NYSE:APD) today increased the quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock to 81 cents per share from 77 cents, representing an increase of five percent.
The dividend is payable on May 11, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 1, 2015. This marks the 33rd consecutive year that Air Products has increased its dividend payment.
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 www.airproducts.com.