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Airgas, Inc. (ARG)

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Airgas, Inc.
259 North Radnor-Chester Road
Suite 100
Radnor, PA 19087
United States - Map
Phone: 610-687-5253
Fax: 610-225-3271

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Chemicals - Major Diversified
Full Time Employees:17,000

Business Summary 

Airgas, Inc. supplies industrial, medical, and specialty gases; and welding equipment and related products. The company operates through two segments, Distribution and All Other Operations. The Distribution segment offers atmospheric gases, including nitrogen, oxygen, and argon; helium; hydrogen; welding and fuel gases, such as acetylene, propylene, and propane; carbon dioxide; nitrous oxide; ultra-high purity grades of various gases; special application blends; and process chemicals. It also rents gas cylinders, cryogenic liquid containers, bulk storage tanks, tube trailers, and welding-related and other equipment; and provides welding consumables and equipment, safety products, and construction supplies, as well as maintenance, repair, and operating supplies. This segment serves manufacturing and metal fabrication; non-residential construction; life sciences and healthcare; food, beverage, and retail; energy and chemical production and distribution; basic materials and services; and government and other customers. The All Other Operations segment produces carbon dioxide and dry ice for food processors, food service businesses, various businesses in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, and wholesale trade and grocery outlets; and nitrous oxide gas for use in the medical and dental fields, and packaged food industry, as well as manufacturing processes in the electronics industry. It also distributes anhydrous and aqua ammonia, and refrigerants; and offers technical and refrigerant reclamation services, as well as nitrogen pumping services and solutions to pipeline and energy processing industries. The company markets its products and services through branch-based sales representatives, retail stores, strategic customer account programs, telesales, catalogs, e-business, and independent distributors in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Russia, Dubai, and various European countries. Airgas, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

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Corporate Governance 
Airgas, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Peter McCausland , 66
Founder, Exec. Chairman and Member of Exec. Committee
Mr. Michael L. Molinini , 65
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Exec. Committee
Mr. Robert M. McLaughlin , 59
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Robert A. Dougherty , 58
Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Robert H. Young Jr., 65
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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