American company Air Products plans to invest in Krasnodar’s economy

Within the framework of XV International Investment Forum in Sochi the delegation of the capital of Kuban engaged in discussions with representatives of American Air Products Company specializing in the production of industrial gases.

— This year the work of Krasnodar delegation at the Forum in Sochi is very efficient. In addition to the concluded agreements with a number of investors, we actively negotiate with representatives of the domestic and foreign businesses that take an interest in Krasnodar. The largest business sees prospects in our city and is ready to invest in the opening its representation offices and branches in the capital of Kuban. It is of no small importance that the initiative comes from new foreign companies which still are not represented in our region, — acting Head of Krasnodar Alexander Mikheev said.

The meeting of Alexander Mikheev and Air Products Gas Director General Tatiana Sergeeva was held in the talks area of Krasnodar. During the meeting parties discussed the possibility to place the production premises of the company at the territory of Krasnodar.

— After the conducted talks we think positive. We exchanged our contacts and will continue to keep up with each other. Today we consider Krasnodar as one of the prospective areas to open our branch. We guess that initial agreements reached here will be come to life in the future, — Tatiana Sergeeva said.

Air products Company is a leading global manufacturer of industrial gases. In 2015 the company celebrated 75 years anniversary. The main activity is the production and supply of industrial gases (atmospheric, process and special gases), corollary equipment to enterprises of different industrial spheres, including ones of petroleum processing, petrochemistry, metallurgical engineering, metal working, the production of electronic components, food and drinks.

Air products Company is also world's leading supplier of technologies and equipment for natural-gas liquefaction. In 2015 fiscal year the company’s revenue from sales amounted to 9,9 billion US dollars and now its capitalization is above 30 billion US dollars. Today company’s stuff comprises 18 thousand members in 40 countries of the world.

In Russia structural divisions of the company work in Moscow, Samara, Voronezh and a new plant is preparing to launch in Azov.