Air Liquide America L.P. to showcase new offerings at this year's Pittcon

Air Liquide America L.P. unveiled a new catalog and several recent product innovations at the 2006 Pittcon conference and exhibition in Orlando, Fla. The catalog includes specialty gases for laboratory and analytical use...

HOUSTON, March 13, 2006 -- Air Liquide America L.P. will be participating in this year's Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy (Pittcon), from March 12-17, 2006 in Orlando, Fla. The company's exhibit will be located in booth #2268.

This year, Air Liquide America will introduce its new catalog of specialty gases for laboratory and analytical use and its exhibit will feature an innovations corner, devoted to showcasing its recent product developments. The innovations corner will highlight Air Liquide's:
• Alphagaz product line of pure gases
• Alphatech REG SS regulator for calibration standards containing reactive components
• Alphatech process for cylinder treatment to increase the stability of low level reactive gas blends
• Alphagaz Datal automated switchover system
• ALNET distributor network

Said Richard Murphy, director of business development and the ALNET distributor network for Air Liquide America, "Pittcon is a tremendous forum for us to meet with customers, showcase our products, and exchange ideas with other experts in the field. It's a perfect opportunity for us to learn more about our customers and show them solutions to improve their efficiencies and processes, which helps them create greater value for their operations."

In addition to the offerings showcased by Air Liquide America at its exhibit, company experts are scheduled to present seven technical papers related to specialty gas applications and products. Dates and times for these presentations are listed in the conference guide.

Air Liquide America L.P. is the subsidiary of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc responsible for its cylinder and ALNET distributor businesses in the U.S. It distributes packaged and specialty gases and a variety of value-added services to a wide range of customers nationwide, both directly and through its ALNET network.

Present in more than 70 countries, Air Liquide ( is the world leader in industrial and medical gases and related services. The Group offers innovative solutions based on constantly enhanced technologies. These solutions, which are consistent with Air Liquide's commitment to sustainable development, help to protect life and enable our customers to manufacture many indispensable everyday products. Founded in 1902, Air Liquide has nearly 36,000 employees. Sales in 2005 totaled EUR 10,435 million, with sales outside France accounting for almost 80%.


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