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Airgas Connects Customers to Advanced Fabrication Innovations and Solutions at FABTECH 2019

November 4, 2019 GMT

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 4, 2019--

Airgas, an Air Liquide company and a leading U.S. supplier of industrial gases, welding technologies, and safety products, will debut an impressive line-up of technical innovations at Exhibit #B19043, November 11-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago during FABTECH® 2019.

Customers will have an opportunity to review the company’s newest welding, industrial gas and safety products first hand and directly connect with Airgas’ Advanced Fabrication Technologies team onsite. In addition to daily seminars offered to FABTECH attendees, Rob Tessier, National Director of Advanced Fabrication Technologies - Airgas will participate in FABTECH’s Leadership Exchange - 21st Century Workforce: Building Tomorrow’s Workforce keynote panel discussion on Thursday, November 14 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Airgas will showcase a full range of new technologies, products and services to help customers stay competitive and drive efficiencies, including:


Robotics: Customers can explore the benefits of a pre-engineered, ready-to-weld robotic cell from Miller, an Eco-bot from Yaskawa-Motoman and a custom-built OTC robotic cell designed by Airgas experts.



Safety: Throughout the booth, Airgas Safety Specialists will offer head-to-toe protection demonstrations and showcase innovative safety products along with RADNOR® brand safety and hardgoods.

Rob Tessier, National Director – Advanced Fabrication Technologies, commented: “Our customers are facing increasing demands to perform consistently, drive down costs and adapt to rapidly transforming technology. In addition to the impressive technology on display, our Advanced Fabrication team can lend their expertise to help customers remain competitive during these complex times.”

Eric Klein, Vice President – Business Development, Industrial Markets and Advanced Fabrication, added: “Our slate of innovations and services on display at FABTECH 2019 show the collaborative power within Air Liquide, Airgas and Red-D-Arc to innovate alongside our suppliers and provide solutions to customer challenges.”

Airgas, Inc.

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammonia products and process chemicals.

Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than 1 million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more than 18,500 associates, over 1,400 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total Access® telesales channel.

As an Air Liquide company, a world leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry leading technology and innovations.

For more information, please visit airgas.com.

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3.6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory and have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902.

Air Liquide’s ambition is to be a leader in its industry, deliver long term performance and contribute to sustainability. The company’s customer-centric transformation strategy aims at profitable growth over the long term. It relies on operational excellence, selective investments, open innovation and a network organization implemented by the Group worldwide. Through the commitment and inventiveness of its people, Air Liquide leverages energy and environment transition, changes in healthcare and digitization, and delivers greater value to all its stakeholders.

Air Liquide’s revenue amounted to 21 billion euros in 2018 and its solutions that protect life and the environment represented more than 40% of sales. Air Liquide is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (compartment A) and belongs to the CAC 40, EURO STOXX 50 and FTSE4Good indexes.

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SOURCE: Airgas, Inc.

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