Air Products to Exhibit Gases & Technologies at INTERPHEX - Analyst Blog

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Air Products & Chemicals Inc.APD announced that it will showcase its portfolio of industrial gases and advanced technologies for different pharmaceutical and biotechnology applications at INTERPHEX 2015 in New York City from Apr 21-23.

Air Products being a global leader in cryogenic technology applications, provides a wide range of advanced technology solutions to help enhance productivity, quality and safety, as well as lower overall costs in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical applications. Among various cryogenic solutions, Air Products offers quick fixes for reaction or process cooling, size reduction, pelletizing, solvent/VOC recovery, cryopreservation, spray and flash freezing, and lyophilization.

Additionally, Air Products provides some of the best ways for handling solutions using nitrogen blanketing and purging. The company also offers a number of solutions for oxidation, fermentation and hydrogenation applications. Among these, the hydrogenation applications will be supported by a new research and development (R&D) lab, expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2015. The new R&D lab will facilitate the development of better hydrogenation techniques for pharmaceutical materials.

Attendees at the show can speak with Air Products' experts to obtain knowledge about the various technologies and their applications in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Air Products offers different delivery options for its industrial gases, including NF/USP medical gases to match customer requirements. The company relies on conventional bulk liquid and gas supply along with its PRISM on-site gas generation systems for supplying products to its large-volume customers. Small-volume customers, on the other hand, can avail Air Products' microbulk solution which eradicates the difficulty of cylinder handling and change-out.

Air Products currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

Better-ranked companies in the diversified chemical space include Innospec Inc. IOSP , Stepan Company SCL and Olin Corp. OLN . While Innospec and Stepan sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Olin carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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