Airgas, Inc.

Airgas, Inc.

Airgas, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1986

Headquarters

259 North Radnor-Chester Road,Suite 100,Radnor, PA 19087

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

10K - 1M

Industries

Wholesale: Raw Materials
Retail: Other
Medical Support Services
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Wholesale: Medical Supplies & Pharmaceuticals
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Engineering, Construction & Architecture

Company Description

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), through its subsidiaries, is the largest U.S. distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and supplies. Airgas is also a leading U.S. producer of atmospheric gases, carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide, one of the largest U.S. distributors of safety products, and a leading U.S. distributor of refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals. Airgas Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Peter McCausland founded the company in 1982. Through approximately 400 acquisitions and internal growth, Airgas has built the largest national distribution network in the packaged gas industry. More than 15,000 employees work in more than 1,100 locations includes branches, cylinder fill plants, production facilities, specialty gas laboratories, and regional distribution centers to serve a diversified customer base. Airgas markets through multiple channels, including its own branches and outside sales force, a Strategic Accounts Team focused on large customers, distributors and resellers, telesales, catalog and eBusiness channels.

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Executives & Employees

Assistant Secretary

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President

President-South East Region

President-South Region

Division President, Process Gases

President, Airgas North Division

Senior Vice President-Merchant Gases

Director-In-House Acquisition Department

Board of Directors

Director-Safety, Electronics & Industrial System at Air Liquide SA

Senior Executive Vice President at Air Liquide Group

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Airgas Pension Plan

Founder at Hospitality Logistics International, Inc.

Founder at Visual Intelligence Systems, Inc.

Member, Board of Directors at Airgas, Inc.

Senior Vice President, Research & Development, New Business-Innovation & Technology, Intellectual Property, Engineering & Construction, Industrial Merchant at Air Liquide Group

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Recent Transactions
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Airgas, Inc., Air Liquide SA purchase Tech Air of Connecticut, Inc. from CI Capital Partners LLC

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Air Liquide SA, Airgas USA LLC purchase Alloy-Oxygen & Welding Supply Co., Inc.

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Airgas, Inc., Air Liquide SA purchase Carbonic Systems, Inc.

Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onAirgas, Inc. purchases Carbonic Reserves from The Beard Co.

Accountant

Advised onAirgas, Inc. purchases BOC Group Plc /US Packaged Gas Business from The BOC Group Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAirgas, Inc. purchases Linde AG /US Bulk Gas Business from Linde AG

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Advised onAirgas, Inc. purchases Linde AG /US Bulk Gas Business from Linde AG

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Advised onAirgas, Inc. purchases Linde AG /US Bulk Gas Business from Linde AG

Associate

Advised onAirgas, Inc. purchases Linde AG /US Bulk Gas Business from Linde AG

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Founder at Cozen O'Connor

Legal Advisor

Director & Vice President at M3 Engineering & Technology Corp.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Clients

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Eastman is a global specialty chemicals company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers that are found in products people use every day. As a world leader in the diverse markets it serves, Eastman is focused on delivering innovative and technology-based solutions while maintaining its commitment to safety and sustainability.

Key Stats and Financials As of
Market Capitalization
$10.3B
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Investors
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Competitors
FMC Corporation Chemicals - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

FMC is one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food, enabling new innovations in pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, facilitating the remediation of our environment, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products.

Linde Plc Engineering, Construction & Architecture - Guildford, SU

Linde Plc engages in the production and distribution of industrial gases. It operates through the following segments: North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Surface Technologies, and Linde AG. Its primary products include atmospheric and process gases. The firm also designs, engineers, and builds equipment that produces industrial gases primarily for internal use. The company was founded on April 18, 2017 and is headquartered in Guildford, the United Kingdom.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Chemicals - Houston, TX

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Awards & Honors
Rank #484
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #484
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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