Air Products Extends PRISM® Hydrogen Generator Product Line to Provide Increased Range for On-site Gas Production

    Air Products Extends PRISM® Hydrogen Generator Product Line to Provide
                  Increased Range for On-site Gas Production

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 24, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Air Products (NYSE:APD) has
extended its PRISM^® Hydrogen Generator product line for on-site gas
production to supply requirements greater than 4,500 normal cubic meters per
hour (4.1 million standard cubic feet per day). By combining the company's
proprietary reformer technology with its hydrogen pressure swing adsorption
capabilities, Air Products' PRISM Hydrogen Generators can offer the lowest
cost hydrogen available in this production range. The extended product line,
which is available globally, enhances Air Products' offerings to the chemical
processing, glass, electronics, steel, and metals processing industries. The
company has contracted more than 30 PRISM Hydrogen Generators, and more than
20 have been installed and are currently operating around the world.

"We took a good, hard look at the market, and identified a need for hydrogen
in this production range," said Dave Guro, global product manager for Hydrogen
Generation and Purification at Air Products. "We are working with several
global applications for larger PRISM hydrogen plants, and by leveraging Air
Products' global sales, supply chain, product manufacturing, and operations
network, we will be able to meet the needs of customers in all geographies
around the world."

The PRISM Hydrogen Generator is a highly packaged on-site hydrogen generation
technology that allows for easy field installation and a fast start-up. Air
Products' focus on safety is embedded in the product design, and the units
have the capability for full local and remote control. The company has an
experienced technical support team that works with each customer to enhance
safety, help increase process efficiency, and optimize their gas usage. For
more information about Air Products' PRISM Hydrogen Generators, visit, or learn more about the benefits and
applications by viewing the company's podcast.

Air Products is the world's leading hydrogen supplier and operates the world's
largest hydrogen distribution network. The company's PRISM Hydrogen Generators
for on-site gas production are an important addition to the Air Products
portfolio of hydrogen supply options, which includes traditional bulk liquid
and gas delivery, large on-site HyCO plants, and pipeline supply.

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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