Airgas Offers FABTECH Attendees Weld Process Expertise and a New Course for Operations Management

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Airgas Offers FABTECH Attendees Weld Process Expertise and a New Course for Operations Management

Airgas Advanced Fabrication Technologies personnel at FABTECH provide details on how the new course leads to improving quality, productivity, and profit

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Airgas, Inc. (NYS: ARG) and its Advanced Fabrication Technologies group are discussing the new Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding course at FABTECH 2012, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, Monday, November 12th through Wednesday, November 14th at the Las Vegas Convention Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada.


Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding uses both classroom and hands-on instruction to help metal fabricators objectively evaluate their operations. "This three-and-a-half day course focuses on the economics of welding," said Rob Tessier, Director Advanced Fabrication Technologies. "Students discover how developing Weld Quality Standards can increase productivity and lower welding fabrication costs."

The course, which is taught by welding experts from Airgas, is intended for business owners, quality control managers, engineers, and other business leaders who want to improve quality and become more productive using very practical techniques.

Currently, this course is held in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Bessemer, Alabama. Airgas is evaluating plans to expand this course into other areas throughout the US. More information and demonstrations of the Airgas Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding course are available from Airgas Advanced Fabrication Technologies personnel at the Airgas exhibit (number N5231) during FABTECH.Registered FABTECH attendees who visit the Airgas exhibit and participate in a MIG welding and weld analysis demonstration will be entered into a drawing for one of three Apple® iPads.

About Airgas, Inc.

Airgas, Inc. (NYS: ARG) , through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. Airgas is a leading U.S. producer of atmospheric gases with 16 air separation plants, a leading producer of carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide, one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products, and a leading U.S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals. More than 15,000 employees work in approximately 1,100 locations, including branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty gas labs, production facilities and distribution centers. Airgas also markets its products and services through eBusiness, catalog and telesales channels. Its national scale and strong local presence offer a competitive edge to its diversified customer base. For more information, please visit www.airgas.com.



Airgas, Inc.
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