Air Products Will Highlight Gases and Related Technologies to Help Steelmakers Optimize their Operations at AISTech 2017

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 1, 2017 - Air Products (NYSE: APD) will highlight its range of industrial gases and related technologies for the steel industry at AISTech 2017 in Nashville, Tenn., from May 8-10. The company will feature gases, equipment, technologies, and technical services that can help steelmakers reduce fuel consumption, decrease their carbon footprint, increase productivity, optimize gas efficiency, and lower their overall costs.

Steelmakers are invited to stop by Air Products' booth 1523 to speak with an industry specialist about the challenges they face in their daily operations. With decades of experience serving the steel industry, Air Products has the technical know-how to help identify solutions to problems and recommend process improvements. Through proprietary technology, the company has helped customers realize operational cost savings in combustion, gas injection, shrouding, heat treating and more.

Air Products provides a full range of gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide, which are available in a variety of supply options to match each customer's specific requirement. For small volume users, the company's CryoEase® microbulk solution offers an alternative to cylinder supply that eliminates the hassle of cylinder handling. For larger volume customers, Air Products provides traditional bulk liquid and gas supply, as well as PRISM® and tonnage on-site gas generation systems. The company also offers a fast and flexible option for short-term or emergency gas supply through its Air Products Express Services.

For more information about Air Products' complete range of gases and related technologies for the steel industry, call 800-654-4567 and mention code 9242, email gigmrktg@airproducts.com, or visit www.airproducts.com/ironsteel.

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 2016 sales of $7.5 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of approximately $30 billion. Approximately 16,000 employees are making Air Products the world's safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.

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