Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has completed the acquisition of TA Corporate Holdings, Inc (Tech Air), an independent distributor of industrial gases and welding supplies serving various geographies in the US.

Airgas first announced its plans to acquire Tech Air back in February, the transaction enables the company to strengthen its network in the US with a complementary footprint to better serve customers while generating significant efficiencies.

Airgas will additionally further strengthen its distribution network, enabling more proximity to local customers.

Leveraging Air Liquide’s integrated model, the acquisition will deliver significant efficiencies. Moreover, customers will benefit from an expanded offering as well as a wider distribution network and a leading digital platform.

“The completion of the acquisition of Tech Air is an important milestone in Airgas’ development,” said Pascal Vinet, CEO of Airgas, Inc. and Air Liquide Executive Committee Member. 

”Tech Air’s highly professional teams and complementary distribution network will be strong assets to efficiently serve our customers. We welcome our new Tech Air colleagues to Airgas and the Air Liquide family and now begin the integration process,” Vinet continued.

Over the years, Airgas has successfully acquired and integrated companies’ operations and associates to create an industry-leading distribution network in the US serving a variety of customers safely and reliably.