Airgas and ChemicoMays partner to fulfil urgent oxygen requirements


The Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has partnered with ChemicoMays, General Motors’ third-party chemicals sourcing aggregator, to fulfil urgent requirements for low moisture spec oxygen at GM’s Kokomo, Indianapolis components factory.

Aviator’s Breathing Oxygen (ABO) cylinders, typically used as an onboard backup or supplemental oxygen source for pilots and flight crew, were selected to fulfil a critical quality control step in the manufacture of ventilators being undertaken at the site by the partnership of GM and Ventec.

“On Friday, April 2, a driver out of Evansville transported the first 23 ABO cylinders to our Indianapolis plant 175 miles away,” Airgas explained in a recent social post.

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