In Aerospace and Defense, you know that R&D is the name of the game.

You need to innovate constantly in order to stay on top and keep your organization growing and headed in the right direction. And you know that the faster and more safely you can do it, the more successful you are.

Of course, building an organization ripe for innovation means more than just putting funding in place. It’s also about making sure you have the right strategy to prime your talent, team and process for successful execution. And of course, the more you can save in time and expenses, the more of those hours and dollars you can channel back into your core business goals.


Partner with a supplier as innovative as you are

We know a thing or two about innovation ourselves.

As the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, and welding and safety products, we have the expertise, inventory and services to help you innovate more—faster, safer and smarter.

Our streamlined approach and industry expertise help you manage risk, reduce costs and increase productivity. So you can keep your projects flowing smoothly and always be ready to make new discoveries and innovations.

Take advantage of our specialized services such as:


Airgas OUTLOOK® Managed Services

A complete proprietary supply-chain solution for gases, welding and safety products. OUTLOOK can help you eliminate supply-chain waste, bottlenecks and inefficiencies—delivering substantial savings in the process. In fact, the savings for gases, welding and safety products can be as much as 20 times more than those realized by simply hunting for the lowest product price alone.

The Airgas Welding Efficiency Analysis gives you an unparalleled look into your operation and an opportunity to transform your workforce for years to come. This exclusive program allows you to measure current welding processes, identify areas for improvement and track progress. See how your operation compares to others by tapping into our database of more than 400 welding studies.


Always get the right solutions—at the right time

We’re always looking for ways to bring more economy and efficacy to your supply chain. As the industry’s leading single source for all things gases, welding and safety, we had a few breakthroughs of our own, including developing customized online tools for purchasing and inventory management and providing a multi-channel customer service model:

  • More than 1,100 locations nationwide
  • Expert account managers
  • Industry specialists
  • Dedicated telesales teams
  • Robust eProcurement platform


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