Air Products Announces North America Price Increase for Liquid and Bulk Helium
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 17, 2012
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Effective, January 1, 2013,
or as contracts permit, Air Products (NYSE: APD) will implement pricing
actions for liquid and bulk helium in North America. The on-going global
helium shortage has necessitated investments by Air Products and dramatically
increased the cost of its operations and inputs. The pricing actions are
being taken to recover extraordinary costs that are being incurred by Air
Products in order to maintain reliable supply and secure new sources of helium
for its customers.
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, 2011.
SOURCE Air Products
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