Industrial gas giant
) has launched a new dedicated microsite geared to aid hydrogen
users in choosing optimum gas supply option and improve
efficiency while reducing overall costs.
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The website will offer hydrogen users information and tools,
helping them in selecting the most cost-effective gas supply
option for their operation and boost process efficiency, optimize
gas usage and enhance safety.
Air Products, which operates the world's largest hydrogen
distribution network, said that the new hydrogen support website
highlights a range of available gas supply options including the
CryoEase microbulk solution, PRISM hydrogen generation systems
and cryogenic hydrogen compressor system.
Moreover, the website features interactive conversion tools
including Air Products' new gas converter mobile app that rapidly
converts weight and volume measures for hydrogen and other common
industrial gases. Users can also access case studies to learn how
Air Products' hydrogen solutions have benefited other companies.
Air Products benefits from a diverse customer base, sustained
pricing power and cost-reduction measures. New business deals and
strategic investments are expected to support results in fiscal
Moreover, the Indura acquisition should usher in substantial
growth opportunity for Air Products. We are also encouraged by
the incremental opportunities in liquefied natural gas (LNG)
However, volume in Air Products' core Merchant Gases segment is
expected remain under pressure partly due to the recessionary
conditions in Europe. The electronics business may continue to
see weak demand. Moreover, higher energy costs pose a threat to
Air Products currently carries a short-term Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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