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Air Products to Feature Industrial Gases and Technologies to Help Improve Foundry Operations at CastExpo 2016

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) will feature its range of industrial gases, technologies and equipment aimed at helping foundries improve efficiency and lower operating costs at CastExpo 2016 in Minneapolis, Minn., from April 16-19. The company will also be presenting "Oxygen-Enhanced Combustion for Reduced Coke Consumption in Cupolas" as part of the Exhibitor Showcase on April 17 at 9:30 a.m. in The Hub.

CastExpo attendees are encouraged to stop by Air Products' booth 2650 to speak with an
industry specialist about the company's solutions for lowering fuel/coke costs, increasing yield, boosting productivity, reducing off-gas volume and emissions, and improving quality and safety. Air Products offers a full range of gas technologies and equipment to support ferrous and
non-ferrous foundries, including oxygen enrichment and solids injection in cupolas, oxygen-enhanced combustion, molten metal blanketing, degassing, refining, die cooling and more.

Air Products is also a global leader in the reliable supply of industrial gases—including argon, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide—which the company provides from more than 90 production facilities around the world. The company offers a variety of cost-effective supply options for every size customer, from small- to large-volume users.

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. The company also has 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 potential.

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 2650 at CastExpo or visit us online at  

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE: APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company celebrating 75 years of operation. The company's core Industrial Gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world's leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The company's Materials Technologies business serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries.

The company had fiscal 2015 sales of $9.9 billion and was ranked number 284 on the Fortune 500 annual list of public companies. Approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries strive to make Air Products the world's safest and best performing Industrial Gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. For more information, visit

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