Airgas acquires Linde Gas USA, Lehner & Martin and National Welders Supply

August 2007
Penton's Welding Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 80 Issue 8, pGWD6
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The article reports on the completion of the acquisition of Linde Gas USA LLC by Airgas Inc. Airgas paid $310 million in cash for the acquisition, which involved 130 locations in 18 U.S. states, including branches, warehouses and packaged gas fill plants. According to Peter McCausland, chairman and chief executive officer of Airgas, the packaged gas locations acquired has filled the company's network in a key corridor from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Chicago, Illinois.


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