Airgas, Inc., Radnor, PA, has acquired the aqua ammonia operations of Continental Nitrogen & Resources in Rosemount, MN, which had more than $2 million in revenues in 2006.
The business will be integrated into Airgas Specialty Products, a leading national distributor of ammonia products and services, various process chemicals, and refrigerants.   ; Other operations of CNR were not included.
This acquisition is in line with our strategy to expand our aqua ammonia business and capabilities and serve our growing customer base across the U.S.,” said Chuck Broadus, president of Airgas Specialty Products, Duluth, GA.
Airgas Specialty Products has 24 locations nationwide for distribution of anhydrous ammonia and aqua ammonia products and services and seven locations for distribution of refrigerants.
Airgas, Inc. through its subsidiaries is a U.S. distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related hardgoods, such as welding equipment and supplies. Airgas is also a distributor of safety products, producer of nitrous oxide and dry ice, a liquid carbon dioxide producer in the Southeast, and a distributor of process chemicals, refrigerants and ammonia products