Airgas is integrating the Aeriform operations through three of its regional companies, with an effective date of September 1, 2006.
Airgas and Aeriform people have worked to make this transition a smooth one for customers and employees," said Mike Molinini, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Airgas.
All of us at Aeriform are very pleased to complete this transaction on schedule, which will allow our organization and our customers to go forward with the nation's largest distributor," said Michael Stoddard, president and CEO of Aeriform Corporation.
As part of the acquisition, Airgas will offer employment to most of the 240 employees of Aeriform affected by the acquisition.
We are excited about joining Airgas through this transaction, which will offer great opportunities for our customers and our employees," said Michael Stoddard, president and CEO of Aeriform.