Airgas Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Schedule

  Airgas Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Schedule

Business Wire

RADNOR, Pa. -- January 4, 2013

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) will release its fiscal 2013 third quarter earnings
before the market opens on Thursday, January 24, 2013, and will host a
teleconference at 10:00 a.m. ET that same day. The presentation materials will
also be available before the market opens on January 24 on the Internet at
http://investor.shareholder.com/arg/slides.cfm. A webcast of the
teleconference will be available live and on demand through February 22 at
http://investor.shareholder.com/arg/events.cfm.

The teleconference will be available by calling (888) 228-5281 (U.S./Canada)
or (913) 312-1507 (International). A replay of the teleconference will be
available through February 1. To listen, call (888) 203-1112 (U.S./Canada) or
(719) 457-0820 (International) and enter passcode 6472077.

About Airgas, Inc.

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation’s
leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods,
such as welding equipment and related products. Airgas is a leading U.S.
producer of atmospheric gases with 16 air separation plants, a leading
producer of carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide, one of the largest
U.S. suppliers of safety products, and a leading U.S. supplier of
refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals. More than 15,000
employees work in approximately 1,100 locations, including branches, retail
stores, gas fill plants, specialty gas labs, production facilities and
distribution centers. Airgas also markets its products and services through
eBusiness, catalog and telesales channels. Its national scale and strong local
presence offer a competitive edge to its diversified customer base. For more
information, please visit www.airgas.com.

Contact:

Airgas, Inc.
Investor Contact:
Barry Strzelec, 610-902-6256
barry.strzelec@airgas.com
or
Media Contact:
Doug Sherman, 610-902-6270
doug.sherman@airgas.com