Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from the Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. dating back to the 1970's. This document, which carries the printed signatures of the company Chairman of the Board and Secretary, was printed by the Security-Columbian Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8" (h).
This certificate's vignette features male figure in front of a globe and atop a large factory.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is involved in the business is selling gases and chemicals for industrial uses. Air Products' headquarters is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania.
Leonard P. Pool founded the company in 1940.
Air Products serves customers in technology, energy, healthcare, food and industrial markets worldwide with atmospheric industrial gases (mainly oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and carbon dioxide), process and specialty gases, performance materials and chemical intermediates.
Air Products produces semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, natural gas liquefaction (LNG) technology and equipment, epoxy additives, gas cabinets, advanced coatings and adhesives. It is also noted as addressing the hydrogen fuel cell economy through hydrogen fueling stations as well as its personal care chemicals business.
Air Products also provided the liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen fuel for the Space Shuttle External Tank. Air Products has had a working relationship with NASA for 50 years and has supplied the liquid hydrogen used for every Space Shuttle launch and the Mercury and Apollo missions.
In 2013, Air Products' high purity BIP (built-in purifier) argon was used to determine a more accurate value for the Boltzmann Constant.