Primary Materials & Services

Amid today’s market conditions, procurement managers doggedly pursue lower costs in process materials with the aim of making their business more competitive.

With so much at stake, you must balance cost savings with the need to keep things moving.

Leading businesses continue to implement innovative savings solutions while avoiding downtime and dreaded shutdowns. These solutions lower costs and increase productivity. Savvy procurement managers understand how stable supply-chain efficiencies free up capacity within a facility to focus on productivity improvements in other areas. 

Cover many of your needs with one supplier 

Our unique offering of gases, welding and safety products provides the security of an all-in-one supply chain. With an array of packaged gas delivery modes, delays disappear as you benefit from sustainability and standardization in pricing and quality.

Keep productivity ticking upward with a single-source provider that combines application expertise in maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) with industry-leading turnaround safety. Experience the difference inventory management solutions and process analysis can have on your operation.

Solutions for vital primary materials

We supply the fundamental product set for steel, glass, paper and concrete production, along with a means for boosting productivity and lowering cost per ton of output. The seamless delivery of industrial gas is matched by a nuanced understanding of your applications and process. For instance, in steel manufacturing, customized combustion equipment by Airgas Engineering Solutions optimizes usage and makes sure you have the right gas systems in place. Our process and supply-chain expertise is coupled with a vast safety offering. We help you use less gas and monitor for emissions to keep you regulatory compliant.

Solutions for fleet-based commercial services

Our innovative procurement solutions rapidly get you what you need to grow, while ensuring that you can keep moving without any delays. That means quicker repairs to assure the strength of your existing fleet, while also helping you expand faster in order to respond to increased needs for goods, raw materials and travel in an ever-growing economy. We introduce sustainable savings that free you up to focus on other areas related to fleet management, while also offering safety expertise.

Surge ahead with smart buying solutions

What sets us apart are the deep-rooted efficiencies we use to get the most out of your supply chain. Savings becomes a by-product of a procurement process that increases proficiency while eliminating waste and redundancies.

Plus, we offer an innovative multi-channel service model that gives you many ways to find it with us, including:

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

Supply Chain

Manage gases & hardgoods with OUTLOOK® Services

Eliminate waste, realize savings with a complete supply-chain solution for gases, welding and safety products that streamlines the whole management process.

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Multichannel Services

Get whatever you need. Anytime. Anywhere.

With nationwide locations, industry specialists, a dedicated telesales team and a robust eProcurement platform, we’re always there for you—in more ways than one.


eProcurement Integration

Connect savings & convenience

Simplify your purchase-to-pay process by integrating your procurement software or ERP system with a solution that maximizes workflow.