LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) recently held an award ceremony at the company to formally recognize five Fellows and 34 Distinguished Engineers and Scientists for their technical expertise, business contributions, strong industry presence and commitment to Air Products' core values.
Dr. Samir Serhan, executive vice president at Air Products, commended the honorees and thanked them for their commitment to Air Products. "Your dedication and technical mastery is essential in positioning Air Products at the forefront of our industry," Dr. Serhan said.
The 2018 Fellows recognized included: Tammy Daugherty; retiree Steve Feldman; Pat Houghton; Bill Licht; and Pat Smith.
The Air Products Corporate Fellow Award is the highest level of achievement among company technical experts. The employees demonstrated competence in one or more key skills, significantly contributed to Air Products' business success, and are known in the industrial gas industry as subject-matter-experts in their respective technical fields.
The Distinguished Engineer and Scientist honorees were recognized for their proficiency in a key skill area, and measurable company and strong industrial gas industry contributions in their respective technical fields.
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. 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 had fiscal 2017 sales of $8.2 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of about $35 billion. Approximately 15,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from a diversity of backgrounds are driven by Air Products' higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management's reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the company's Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2017.
SOURCE Air Products