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Air Products & Chemicals

Air Products and Chemicals
Company nameAir Products and Chemicals, Inc
Company typePublic (Nyse - APD) S&P 500 Component
IndustryChemicals
FoundedDetroit, Michigan (1940)
Founder(s)Leonard P. Pool
HeadquartersAllentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleJohn E. McGlade (CEO),
(Chairman) & (President)
Revenue(+) US$8.26 Billion (FY 2009)
Operating income(+) US$823 Million (FY 2009)
Net income(+) US$631 Million (FY 2009)
Total assets(+) US$13 Billion (FY 2009)
Total equity(-) US$4.79 Billion (FY 2009)
Employees18,300 - 2011

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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Nyse - APD) is an international corporation whose principal business is selling gases and chemicals for industrial uses. Air Products' headquarters is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. Air Products is the Lehigh Valley's third largest employer, after Lehigh Valley Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital. Leonard P. Pool founded the company in 1940.


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