Airgas Acquires Byrne Specialty Gases Inc. in Seattle
Airgas Inc., Radnor, PA, has acquired
Byrne Specialty Gases, Inc., a Seattle, WA-based distributor of specialty gases,
related equipment and cryogenic storage systems for the life sciences sectors in
the Pacific Northwest.
The acquired operations,
including two facilities in Seattle and Vancouver, WA,
employ 45 associates and generated more than $10 million in sales last year.
Airgas will run the business as a dedicated unit within Airgas Nor Pac, focused
on specialty gases and life science sectors in the Northwest. It is one of 13
regional companies within Airgas.
Dan Tatro, president of Airgas
Nor Pac, said: "Founded by Daniel V. Byrne in 1984, Byrne has become a
nationally recognized ...