As an industrial gases technology leader, Air Products has been playing a key role in leading the R&D development of China's industrial gases industry in various ways, such as R&D partnerships, scholarships, and recruitment programs with leading universities and institutes. It has launched joint research programs with Tianjin University, Zhejiang University, China University of Geosciences, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jilin University, the University of Science and Technology Beijing, and South China University of Technology focusing on the development of various upfront technologies. Recently, the company announced its scholarship program with Xi'an Jiaotong University to award outstanding and innovative students in the School of Energy and Power Engineering, and the School of Materials Science and Engineering.
About Air ProductsAir Products (NYSE: APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air Products had sales of approaching $10 billion. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
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