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Air Products South Africa This leading industrial gases and related products company has introduced innovations throughout its history.

Air Products South Africa manufactures, supplies and distributes a wide variety of atmospheric gases, speciality gases, performance materials, equipment and services to the southern African region. Founded in 1969, the company has grown rapidly and has used its world-class production and regional distribution facilities to become the largest supplier in the on-site and pipeline markets. It is also a leader in the bulk, packaged gas and chemicals supply markets.

pipelines. The systems are classified as either generated gases or tonnage gases. Bulk gas

This division facilitates the supply of bulk liquid product to a wide range of customers. Products including liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, liquid carbon dioxide, liquid argon and gaseous hydrogen are transported from the company’s four main air separation units via its fleet of road tankers.

Liquid and gaseous product is distributed to customers throughout South Africa using the company’s modern fleet of cryogenic tankers and cylinder trucks. This ensures reliable supplies of gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and carbon dioxide to major corporations in the steel, stainless steel, chemical, petrochemical and engineering industries.

Specialty gases

There are over 100 different gaseous and liquid chemicals and thousands of different gas mixtures. These products can be supplied in any quantity, from a few grams or litres to a 4 000m³ trailer load.

In fact, Air Products touches the lives of consumers in positive ways every day, and serves customers in a range of industries from food and beverage, mining and petrochemicals, primary metal and steel manufacturers, chemical applications, welding and cutting applications to laboratory applications.


The Air Products chemical offerings are backed up by its applications support personnel, who rigorously match product properties to meet specific end-use applications.

Business units Air Products has four business units to serve its broad client base.


On-site generation

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These systems include small membrane cabinets, packaged plants, large air separation and hydrogen/ carbon monoxide/syngas plants and industrial gas



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