September 17, 2018 Hersham, UK
Air Products (NYSE: APD), a world leading industrial gas company, has become Official Sustainability partner for the new state-of-the-art Elmbridge Sports Hub at Walton-on-Thames, with Elmbridge Borough Council and Places for People. This sponsorship demonstrates Air Products’ commitment to supporting the communities where it operates and its focus on sustainability.
With its UK headquarters based just a few miles away at Hersham Place Technology Park, this new sponsorship will fulfil a number of key community relations objectives for Air Products, including: closer community support, employee engagement, and the opportunity to share with visitors how gases are used in everyday life.
The Xcel Sports Hub also hosted the start and finish lines of the popular Air Products Elmbridge 10K this year, which took place in July.
Paul Wallace, Procurement Director at Air Products said: “As a local company, we are very proud to be associated with this exciting new development. This opportunity fulfils all our objectives including our commitment to sustainability and gives us the opportunity to support our local community, something that is very important to us. We will continue to work with Elmbridge Borough Council to look at ways of maximizing the benefits for everyone involved with the Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub.”
Dave Jones, General Manager at Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub, said, “We are delighted to welcome Air Products to the Sports Hub and we look forward to supporting their local events and initiatives.”
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company’s core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment.
The Company had fiscal 2017 sales of $8.2 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of about $35 billion. Approximately 15,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from a diversity of backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world. 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, 2017.