Air Products to Feature Gas Technologies and Equipment for Foundries at CastExpo 2013

   Air Products to Feature Gas Technologies and Equipment for Foundries at
                                CastExpo 2013

Company's Technology Solutions Can Help Improve Efficiency, Reduce Operating

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 29, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Air Products (NYSE: APD), a
global industrial gas and technology leader, will feature a range of gas
technologies and equipment that can help foundry operators improve efficiency
and reduce costs throughout their operations at CastExpo 2013 in St.Louis,
Mo., from April 6-9.

CastExpo attendees can stop by booth #3047 to speak with an Air Products
specialist about the company's complete portfolio of gases, equipment, and
technology solutions, including oxygen enrichment and solids injection in
cupolas, oxygen-enhanced combustion, molten metal blanketing, degassing,
refining, and die cooling. Air Products offers unique combustion options for a
wide variety of furnace types and metals. These custom-tailored solutions help
optimize the melting and casting processes of iron, steel, and non-ferrous
foundries. Attendees can also learn about Air Products' world-class combustion
laboratory facilities, where state-of-the-art instrumentation and process
control capabilities enable testing of a customer's application to its full

With decades of experience serving the metals industry, Air Products'
application engineers can evaluate foundry operations using advanced methods
for furnace modeling, data collection, and process monitoring to help identify
solutions to problems and recommend process improvements. From dependable gas
supply and proper equipment installation, to continued technical and
operations support, Air Products has helped foundry customers around the world
increase productivity and yield, reduce fuel costs and emissions, and improve

Air Products will also highlight its full line of gases - including argon,
helium, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen - which are available in a variety of
delivery options to match each customer's requirements. For small volume
users, the company's CryoEase^® microbulk solution offers an alternative to
cylinder supply that eliminates the hassle of cylinder handling. Air Products
also provides traditional bulk liquid and gas supply for large volume users,
with an outstanding global reliability record of over 99.9%.

For more information about Air Products' industrial gas solutions, global
supply capability, and unmatched industry experience and technical know-how
for ferrous and non-ferrous foundries, stop by booth #3047 at CastExpo, call
800-654-4567 (outside of the U.S. 610-706-4730) and mention code 933, or visit

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

Contact: Media, Debbie Bauer, +1-610-481-8061,; or
Investors, Simon Moore, +1-610-481-7461,
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