Airgas, Inc. has announced the winners of its 10th annual National Branch of the Year awards, honouring the best of its nearly 900 local branches nationwide based on customer service, safety, and financial performance in fiscal year 2014.

The company named two winners in both the large and small branch categories.

In the large branch category, the Nor Pac region’s Longview, Washington branch and the South region’s Mableton, Georgia branch took top honours.

In the small branch category, the Mid South region’s Liberal, Kansas branch and the Northeast region’s Putnam, Connecticut branch received this prestigious recognition by Airgas.

“This year’s winners are outstanding examples of empowered local teams focused on expertly serving their customers and backed by Airgas’ unrivalled distribution platform and national footprint,” said Michael L. Molinini, Airgas President and CEO.

“I’m proud to name Longview, Mableton, Liberal, and Putnam as this year’s award-winning branches. These branches exemplified Airgas’ commitment to customer service and safety while delivering outstanding financial performance in fiscal 2014.”

A further list of large and small branch winners, respectively, for each region is available from the Airgas website.