Air Products (NYSE:APD), Lehigh Valley, PA, will open a new office in Xi'an High Tech Zone, Shaanxi Province, Western China. The new office is part of Air Products' strategy to accelerate its growth in the China market.
Deliver Distribution News to Your Inbox
Sign up below to receive
MDM Update, your free weekly distribution news update by email.
The Xi'an office will lead Air Products' business growth in Shaanxi Province and other areas to meet growing demand for industrial gases from fast developing industries including energy, chemicals, electronics, new materials and fabrications in the region.
The new office will work closely with Air Products' global engineering teams in Shanghai, U.K. and U.S.
"China is an important market for Air Products," said Stephen J. Jones, senior vice president and general manager, Tonnage Gases, Equipment and Energy, and China president, Air Products. "Western China is an emerging and fast-growing region in China, and we have already signed a number of new customers in the region. The opening of our office in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi, is a strategic move to speed up our growth. It underscores our strong commitment to support the development of the China market and China's 12th Five Year Plan."
Please do not reprint MDM's content on your website without MDM's express permission as it is copyrighted material. To gain permission, email us, or call 1-888-742-5060. For information on PDF or print reprints, visit www.mdm.com/reprints. MDM welcomes inbound links from your site. Please cite Modern Distribution Management.
Download the Top 40 Industrial Distributor List
Get the Top 40 Industrial Distributors list in PDF, and you will be signed up to receive MDM Update, your free daily distribution news update by email.