AT&T to Enhance Air Products' Wireless Connectivity at Global Headquarters
Allentown, Pennsylvania, New York, New York, April 9, 2009
AT&T* today announced a two-year, multi-million dollar contract with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) to boost wireless performance throughout Air Products' headquarters, keep its workforce better connected and position the company for future technologies.
AT&T will collaborate with Air Products, an international provider of industrial gases, performance materials, equipment and services, to improve 3G wireless signaling at its headquarters. AT&T will deploy an in-building service enhancement (ISE) solution at Air Products, which will help improve wireless signals and allow users to seamlessly transition calls between on- and off-campus locations with consistent signal strength. In addition, AT&T will offer wireless voice and data devices to help improve mobile communications among employees, including security and plant operations teams.
"AT&T continues to provide us with quality mobility services that keep our employees connected and communicating whether on site or remote," said Randy Knerr from the Mobility Solutions Group at Air Products. "We are pleased to extend our relationship with AT&T and to position ourselves for technologies such as Fixed Mobile Convergence and Unified Communications."
This mobility solution allows Air Products to integrate additional AT&T Mobility and Applications Services into its operations at domestic and international sites.
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About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services. Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Air Products has annual revenues of over $10 billion, operations in over 40 countries, and 21,000 employees around the globe. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
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