Профиль Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. engages in the business of industrial gases and offers atmospheric and processes gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, such as refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverages. It operates through the following segments: Industrial gases-regional, industrial gases-global, materials technologies, energy-from-waste, corporate and other. The industrial gases-regional segment refers to geographical operations ranging from America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa as well as Asia producing and selling atmospheric gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, and argon and process gases such as hydrogen, carbon monoxide, helium, syngas, and specialty gases. The industrial gases-global segment provides crygonic and gas processing equipment sales for air separation. The materials technologies segment provides specialty gases, specialty chemical, services, and equipment to the electronics industry primarily for the manufacture of silicon and compound semiconductors and thin film transistor liquid crystal displays as well as performance chemical solutions for the coatings, inks, adhesives, construction and civil engineering personal care, institutional and industrial cleaning, mining, oil, refining and polyurethanes industries. The energy-from-waste segment consists of two projects that are under construction designed to process municipal solid waste to generate renewable for customer under long-term contracts. The corporate and other segment refers to two ongoing global businesses namely the sale of equipment business and liquid helium and liquid hydrogen transport and storage container business, the polyurethane intermediates business, and corporate support functions that benefit all the segments. The company was founded by Leonard Parker Pool in 1940 and is headquartered in Allentown, PA.