Airgas Mid-America Inc


Airgas, Inc. together with its subsidiaries is the largest distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related hard goods, such as welding supplies in the United States. Airgas is also occupies the place as the third-largest U.S. distributor of safety products, the largest U.S. producer of nitrous oxide and dry ice, the largest liquid carbon dioxide producer in the Southeast, and a leading distributor of process chemicals, refrigerants and ammonia products.The companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s present Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Peter McCausland founded the company in 1982. Through more than 320 acquisitions as well as internal growth, Airgas built the largest national distribution network of the packaged gas industry. Its 10,000 strong workforce work in 13 regional companies serving a diversified customer base. Its integrated network of about 900 locations includes branches, cylinder fill plants, production facilities, specialty gas laboratories, and regional distribution centers.
Airgas has developed an extensive network of specialty gas laboratories that are located through the country. Many of them are certified to the ISO 9001:2000 standard for quality management systems, and several are also certified to the stringent ISO 17025 standard for analytical laboratory performance. The network includes more than 60 specialty gas laboratories, more than 300 gas filling locations, and nearly 900 service locations nationwide. All these resources add up to the largest specialty gas supply network in the country.
Carbon dioxide is a simple, yet versatile gas used in a growing number of applications and in a wide range of industries. Airgas, the nationÂâ€Ã¢„¢s leading distributor of Carbon dioxide, combines national manufacturing capabilities with over 800 distribution network locations ensuring that Carbon dioxide is readily available on a local and national level with the service and support you require. Through itÂâ€Ã¢„¢s comprehensive program the company will help to determine which Carbon dioxide form is appropriate for your application, and offer assistance in the planning, development, and installation of a Carbon dioxide system that is exclusive to your operation. They provide products at competitive pricing and on time for any application throughout North America, in quantities that range form 20 and 50-pound cylinders to 80-Ton railcar loads. And with over 800 network locations spread across the nation, you are always close to a source of the product and support. To include the retail Dry Ice Penguin Program the company has a distribution network of close to 5,000 locations within the 50 states.