Air Products to Highlight Freezing and Chilling Solutions for Seafood Processors at Seafood Expo North America

Feb 29, 2016, 10:05 ET from Air Products

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) will highlight its portfolio of Freshline® freezing and chilling solutions, which can help seafood processors improve production rates and capacities, improve yields, and produce quality products at lower costs, at this year's Seafood Expo North America in Boston from March 6-8.

As a leader in cryogenic technology applications, Air Products has the experience and technical know-how to help seafood processors address some of their toughest challenges. The company's Freshline food grade gases and equipment can help seafood processors cool or freeze products continuously or in batches; extend product shelf-life and increase distribution radius using modified atmosphere packaging (MAP); produce value-added products, such as battered, marinated or ready-to-cook items; and provide efficient individually quick frozen (IQF) solutions to retain shape, texture, and taste, even when product is coated in a sauce or has a high water content.

Seafood processors are invited to stop by booth 1074 to speak with an Air Products food specialist about which Freshline freezing and chilling solutions can help optimize their operations. With food laboratories in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, the company can test a customer's product on commercial-scale equipment to determine the feasibility of using cryogenic freezing or chilling for their specific process.

Air Products has Freshline solutions for every type of customer, from large manufacturers with multiple product lines to small food processors with a niche product and every operation in between. The company provides its industrial gases in a variety of delivery options to match each customer's requirements, from small- to large-volume users. For more information about Air Products' complete portfolio of offerings for the seafood industry, call 800-654-4567 (outside of the U.S. 610-706-4730) or visit www.airproducts.com/food.

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE: APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company celebrating 75 years of operation. The company's core Industrial Gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world's leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The company's Materials Technologies business, which Air Products intends to spin-off by September 2016, serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries.

The company had fiscal 2015 sales of $9.9 billion and was ranked number 284 on the Fortune 500 annual list of public companies. Approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries strive to make Air Products the world's safest and best performing Industrial Gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.

 

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