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Air Products Rated China’s Top 100 Most Attractive Employers by Natural Sciences Students for 11th Consecutive Year

Air Products (NYSE:APD), a world-leading industrial gases company serving the China market for over 35 years, has been voted one of China’s Top 100 Most Attractive Employers for 2023 by university students majoring in natural sciences. For the 11th year in a row, the company has made the list in a large-scale annual global talent survey organized by Universum, a leading company specializing in employer branding.


In the 2023 employer branding survey, Air Products was recognized by the students based on the employer attributes of friendly work environment, clear path for advancement, competitive benefits, corporate social responsibility, market successes, opportunities to make a personal impact, and team-oriented work.


Universum surveyed over 60,000 students from 108 top universities in China from October 2022 to March 2023 regarding their career aspirations and preferences on future employers. Three hundred multinational and domestic companies were evaluated.


“We feel very honored to remain an employer of choice for China’s new generation for over 10 years. This is a strong testimony to our commitment to creating a first-class company where employees know they belong and matter, enjoy coming to work and are proud of what they do,” said Saccani Tracey E., Global Director - Talent Sourcing, Talent Acquisition & Strategic Partnerships at Air Products. “Air Products’ Higher Purpose includes bringing talented people together to collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant challenges.”


Air Products has been undertaking many initiatives to attract, recruit and cultivate young talent. Its Career Development Program and Engineer Development Program, which are among the company’s longest-running leadership pipeline programs globally, have successfully recruited top university graduates and helped them to develop into senior leaders, managers, engineers, and operational and R&D experts.


Cultivating local top talent is a critical strategy to drive our sustainable growth in China. We are continuously seeking passionate and driven young talent to join us on the growth journey. We are committed to develop high-caliber talent with integrity, dedication and a passion for innovation, and nurture the next generation in the gas industry to build a sustainable tomorrow together,” said Linda Jin, China Human Resources Director at Air Products.

As one of the first multinational industrial gas corporations to enter the China market, Air Products has nearly 5,000 employees, over 100 operating entities and more than 200 production facilities, as well as a diverse set of global or regional capabilities including technology, engineering, manufacturing, sourcing and IT in the country. The company has received sustainability awards at the China Philanthropy Festival for eight consecutive years for its long-term corporate social responsibility commitment.


A global employer, Air Products has also been named one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity for 2023 by Forbes Magazine and received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for the sixth consecutive year. Additionally, the company has earned a place in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook for the fifth year in a row and 11th time overall, and on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 13th consecutive year.



About Air Products

Air Products (NYSE: APD) is a world-leading industrial gases company in operation for over 80 years focused on serving energy, environmental, and emerging markets. The Company has two growth pillars driven by sustainability. Air Products’ base business provides essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemicals, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food. The Company also develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial gas and carbon-capture projects, supplying world-scale clean hydrogen for global transportation, industrial markets, and the broader energy transition. Additionally, Air Products is the world leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment, and globally provides turbomachinery, membrane systems and cryogenic containers.


The Company had fiscal 2022 sales of $12.7 billion from operations in over 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of about $65 billion. More than 21,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and reimagine what's possible to address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram



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