Active Broker’s Choice in Focus: Air Products and Chemicals

| December 27, 2016

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surged reacts as active mover, shares an raise 0.17% to traded at $141.78 and the percentage gap among open changing to regular change was -0.08%. Air Products (APD) and Grupa Azoty Zakłady Azotowe Kędzierzyn S.A., have inked a long-term contract for the delivery of oxygen and nitrogen. The contract will remain valid until the end of 2035 and extends cooperation among the companies which dates back to 1997. The contract also secures Air Products’ position as a key supplier to major industries in Poland.

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Established in 1978, Chemform is a family-owned and operated Australian chemical manufacturer and distributor. From our humble beginnings in Western Australia, the commitment to our core values has enabled us to grow and develop a national footprint. Traditional cleaning chemicals proved dangerous for both the user and the environment. At Chemform, we developed a vision; to create non-dangerous but equally effective chemicals. Our chemists began to investigate scientific technology that could produce safer alternatives. After rigorous testing and innovation, we introduced a range of safe and environmentally friendly cleaning products, suitable for most applications across many industries.

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