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Air Products to Highlight Advanced Liquid Nitrogen Technologies at INTERPHEX 2013

 Air Products to Highlight Advanced Liquid Nitrogen Technologies at INTERPHEX
                                     2013

Company's LIN Solutions Can Help Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical
Manufacturers Improve Process Efficiency and Lower Operating Costs

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 15, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), a
leading industrial gas supplier and cryogenic solutions provider, will
highlight its wide range of advanced liquid nitrogen (LIN) technologies at
INTERPHEX 2013 in New York City from April 23-25. The company's LIN solutions
can address many process challenges in the pharmaceutical and
biopharmaceutical industries by providing an economical and simple way of
cooling for a variety of manufacturing processes.

Among the LIN solutions that Air Products will feature at the show are:

  oPolarFit^® reaction cooling for fast, precise, flexible, and low-cost heat
    removal;
  oPolarFit^® process cooling, which consists of customized solutions for
    processes where the cooling power of LIN can help increase productivity
    and product quality;
  oCryogenic cooling technology for lyophilization, which provides improved
    performance and reliability with a lower capital investment compared to
    mechanical systems;
  oCryo-Condap^® solvent recovery system for the economical recovery and
    abatement of volatile organic compounds; and
  oPolarFit^® grinding systems, which enable manufacturers to achieve fine
    particle sizes with more uniform distribution and high yields.

More detailed information about each of these technologies can be found on Air
Products' recently launched microsite at www.airproducts.com/N2solutions. This
dedicated website is designed to show pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical
manufacturers how the unique properties of liquid nitrogen can provide a
variety of benefits—from increased productivity to reduced environmental
impact—in their manufacturing processes.

INTERPHEX attendees can stop by booth #2478 to discuss Air Products' complete
portfolio of LIN solutions, as well as the company's proprietary in-house
computational modeling systems that can help predict the cooling profile of a
customer's reaction. This, combined with Air Products' more than 40 years of
cryogenic applications experience, enables the company to help pharmaceutical
and biopharmaceutical companies identify the most efficient process cooling
solution to fit their specific application.

Air Products will also highlight its full range of industrial gases, 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. For larger volume customers, Air Products provides traditional bulk
liquid and gas supply, as well as PRISM^® 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. To help industrial gas users
convert weight and volume measures for common industrial gases, Air Products
recently developed a mobile app. The new Air Products Gas Converter app can be
downloaded at www.airproducts.com/mobileapps.

For more information about Air Products complete offerings for the
pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, call 800-654-4567 (outside of
the U.S. 610-706-4730) or visit www.airproducts.com/pharmaceutical.

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
www.airproducts.com.

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

Website: http://www.airproducts.com
Contact: Media Inquiries: Debbie Bauer, (610) 481-8061,
bauerda@airproducts.com, or Investor Inquiries: Simon Moore, (610) 481-7461,
mooresr@airproducts.com
 
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