LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) PRISM® Membranes division in St. Louis, Missouri, has received Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) certification from DNV GL Business Assurance Italia S.r.l. for its newest line of biogas membrane separators.
"This certification confirms that our biogas separation product meets the European standards for design, manufacture and safe operation of pressurized equipment," said Biogas business manager, Greg Malcolm. "Air Products is a leading manufacturer of gas separation membranes, and this certification builds on our commitment to the European biogas market."
Air Products' PRISM® Membrane Separators are manufactured exclusively at its facility in St. Louis. The biogas separators contain polymeric hollow fibers that use selective permeation to separate biogas into two enriched streams of biomethane and carbon dioxide.
Air Products PRISM Membranes is dedicated to developing preferred partners by offering separation products that can be engineered into complete systems. By leveraging partners around the world, Air Products reaches local markets more effectively, where local regulations require specific engineering protocols.
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a leading industrial gases company. For nearly 75 years, the company has provided atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and related equipment to manufacturing markets including metals, food and beverage, refining and petrochemical, and natural gas liquefaction. Air Products' materials technologies segment serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. Over 20,000 employees in 50 countries are working to make Air Products the world's safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. In fiscal 2014, Air Products had sales of $10.4 billion and was ranked number 276 on the Fortune 500 annual list of public companies. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
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