Airgas Holds Job Fair to Staff Positions at New Business
Support Center in Tulsa
More than 60 Openings in Accounting and Administrative
Services to be Filled
RADNOR, PA and TULSA, OK - February 13, 2012 - Airgas, Inc.
(NYSE: ARG), with support from the Tulsa Metro Chamber and
Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, today announced it will hold a
job fair to fill more than 60 positions for the Company's
new Business Support Center (BSC) in downtown Tulsa. The job
fair is open to the public and will be held on Thursday,
February 16 from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Tulsa Wyndham
Hotel, 10918 E. 41st Street.
The new BSC will operate out of a 58,000 square foot office
space at 110 W. 7th Street in Tulsa. Slated to open in March
2012, the BSC will provide accounting and administrative
services for Airgas' Central Division, one of four
divisions that make up Airgas' distribution business.
Additional information on open positions can be found on the
company's recruiting website: http://careers.airgas.com/Apply/SearchJobs.aspx.
"Associates at our Tulsa BSC will play a vital role in
supporting Airgas' business operations in 16 states
throughout the central U.S.," said Terry Lodge, Central
Division President, Airgas USA, LLC. "We know that there
are many talented and hardworking professionals in the Tulsa
area and we look forward to meeting potential candidates who
are interested in joining our team. We encourage anyone who
has experience or interest in a posted position to attend the
job fair and learn more about a future with Airgas."
"We are thrilled by Airgas' commitment to bring
quality jobs to the Tulsa region," said Mike Neal,
President and CEO of the Tulsa Metro Chamber. "We
commend this tremendous company for expanding its operations
here. I am confident that the skilled workforce in northeast
Oklahoma will provide highly-qualified candidates to fill
positions with this growing company."
"The Tulsa area continues to attract new investment
across diverse sectors and is a national leader in many
factors associated with economic development," said
Tulsa Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr. "This is due in a
large part to quality employers, such as Airgas, who are
demonstrating a continued commitment to Tulsa and northeast
About Airgas, Inc.
Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), through its subsidiaries, is the
largest U.S. distributor of industrial, medical and specialty
gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and supplies.
Airgas is also a leading U.S. producer of atmospheric gases,
carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide, one of the
largest U.S. distributors of safety products, and a leading
U.S. distributor of refrigerants, ammonia products, and
process chemicals. More than 14,000 employees work in
approximately 1,100 locations, including branches, retail
stores, gas fill plants, specialty gas labs, production
facilities and distribution centers. Airgas also distributes
its products and services through eBusiness, catalog and
telesales channels. Its national scale and strong local
presence offer a competitive edge to its diversified customer
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