Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that it has signed a three-year supply agreement with The Linc Group, an ABM Company and provider of technical building services which includes on-site integrated facility operations management.
Airgas will provide the Irvine, CA-based company with industrial gases and welding consumables, as well as medical gases, with estimated annual sales of $1 million.
“We’re excited about beginning this relationship with The Linc Group and providing the right supply chain management solutions for approximately 260 locations, including Linc Group facilities and Linc Group customer facilities,” said Jim Meyer, Airgas vice president – strategic accounts. “Airgas will be providing industrial gases and welding consumables for their daily maintenance, repair, and operations, as well as medical gases for the health care facilities The Linc Group manages.”
“Airgas offers the right mix of products, both industrial and medical, to meet the needs of our facilities managers,” said Abby Greene, The Linc Group national purchasing director. “With Airgas’ national footprint, they have locations close to our customer sites and are able to help us manage our supply chain for these products more cost effectively.”
Airgas has developed a strategic organization focusing on specific market segments in order to fully understand customer challenges and provide custom-tailored solutions. Airgas market segment leaders work with account managers and teams within 12 Airgas regional organizations and more than 875 branch locations nationwide to provide the right solutions for a broad array of industries. The Airgas strategic accounts group and all 12 Airgas regional companies are currently working with The Linc Group to serve approximately 260 locations nationwide.