BOC Buys Air Product's Canadian Packaged Gas Business

Sim, Peck Hwee
March 2003
Chemical Week;3/19/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 11, p12
Trade Publication
Deals with the agreement of BOC to purchase the packaged gas and welding equipment business of Air Products and Chemicals in 2003. Cost of the purchase; Sales expected from the acquisition; Significance of the sale to both firms.


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