Air Products has been presented the ‘Excellent Service Award’ by the organiser of the Beijing Essen Welding & Cutting Fair 2017.

The award was presented on the day of the awards 30th anniversary celebration held in Shanghai. Air Products has been the official gases supplier to the global welding trade fair for eight consecutive years and is the only gases provider among the seven companies recognised for their distinguished professional contribution to the fairs continuing success.

Since 2010, Air Products has supplied over 3,000 cylinders of its specially formulated Linx® shielding gases and conventional shielding gases to key welding and cutting original equipment, manufacturers (OEMs) at the Essen fair.

Brandon Fu, Vice-President, Asia Strategy, Marketing and Technology, Industrial Gases of Air Products, commented, “We are honoured to receive this award as the official gases supplier of the fair for eight consecutive years. This high recognition reflects the outstanding product quality, reliability and technical support we provide to welding and cutting manufacturers as well as end-users.”

For the past 30 years, Air Products has been developing innovative gas solutions as part of its commitment to supporting China’s metal fabrication industries.

Fu, said, “The ‘Made in China 2025’ Industrial masterplan is fuelling the further development of high-end manufacturing sectors including robotics, biopharmaceuticals, advanced rail, and maritime, while our optimised gases and solutions can enable OEMs to seize these growth opportunities with optimised product performance.”

The Beijing Essen Welding & Cutting Fair attracts about 200 exhibitors and over 40,000 visitors every year from all over the world.

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