Airgas, an Air Liquide company and leading US industrial gas supplier, has been recognised for its outstanding work on projects by Bechtel’s Nuclear, Security & Environmental global business unit.

The awards acknowledge suppliers who have supported the engineering firm’s work in nuclear power, environmental clean-up, defense, and nuclear security and operations projects during 2016.

Airgas trends in supply chain 2013

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Airgas has supplied Bechtel with industrial gases, as well as welding hardgoods and safety products, since 2008, supporting its key engineering and construction projects across the US.

The company’s CEO Pascal Vinet explained, “Airgas defines success as helping customers grow by providing excellent service and industry-leading expertise. Our partnership with Bechtel is a prime example of this success.”

Awarded companies were evaluated on multiple factors including overall performance, the ability to deliver quality services and supplies on time, the ability to meet key milestones and exceeding project expectations in the aspects of safety, construction performance, technical expertise and environmental compliance.

Bechtel is a global engineering, construction and project management company. It operates through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environment; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Since 1898, Bechtel has completed more than 25,000 projects across 160 countries.