Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that Andrew R. Cichocki, senior vice president – distribution operations and business process improvement, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Global Industrials and Materials Conference in Boston, MA, on Thursday, September 6, at 2:05 p.m. ET. Interested parties may listen to a live webcast or replay until October 5 by accessing http://investor.shareholder.com/arg/events.cfm. Presentation slides will be available for download by 8:00 a.m. ET on September 6 in the Investor Information section of the Company’s website at http://investor.shareholder.com/arg/slides.cfm. About Airgas, Inc. 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. 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.