Air Products Increases Quarterly Dividend 11 Percent

             Air Products Increases Quarterly Dividend 11 Percent

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 21, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors of
Air Products (NYSE: APD) today increased the quarterly dividend on the
company's common stock to 71 cents per share from 64 cents, an increase of
almost 11 percent.

The dividend is payable on May 13, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close
of business on April 1, 2013. This marks the 31st consecutive year that Air
Products has increased its dividend payment.

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases;
performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the
company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and
sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative
solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include
semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas
liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air
Products had sales approaching $10 billion. For more information, visit

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, 2012.

SOURCE Air Products

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