Hydrogen enables zero-emission road transport
Air Products (NYSE:APD), a global leader in the production of hydrogen, has joined Log!Ville, the new demonstration & innovation centre aiming to help innovate the logistics ecosystem in Flanders, Belgium. As an innovation partner of Log!Ville, Air Products will share its expertise in hydrogen and discuss the role hydrogen will play in the decarbonization of heavy-duty transportation. The company has been a pioneer in hydrogen for over 60 years. Its technologies are used in more than 1.5 million refuelling operations per year in 20 countries and in over 250 projects.
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At Log!Ville, Air Products will demonstrate how hydrogen will meet society's need for a sustainable, low-carbon transportation solution; especially for heavy-duty vehicles where hydrogen excels over other technologies in terms of range, refueling time and vehicle weight. Air Products strongly believes in this technology and will convert its own fleet to hydrogen-powered trucks. The conversion’s demonstration phase will start in 2022.
Log!Ville is the landmark demonstration & innovation centre that helps innovate the logistics ecosystem in Flanders. It was founded by VIL (Flanders Innovation centre for Logistics) with the support of VLAIO (Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship) and EFRO (European Regional Development Fund). The focus of Log!Ville is on innovative technology which is not yet mainstream in business, and on new concepts. Log!Ville is an open demonstration centre aimed primarily at logistics professionals who are closely involved in innovation management.
As the world's largest hydrogen producer, Air Products has experience in the entire hydrogen value chain and drives sustainable growth by building, owning and operating the world's largest production, gasification, carbon capture, transportation and refueling projects. With over 60 years of hydrogen experience worldwide and operating in more than 50 countries, Air Products has the proven ability and know-how to make hydrogen through all available production methods and to distribute this increasingly important zero-emission fuel safely, reliably and economically.
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading industrial gases company in operation for 80 years. Focused on serving energy, environment and emerging markets, the Company provides essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the global leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial gas projects, including: gasification projects that sustainably convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production of high-value power, fuels and chemicals; carbon capture projects; and world-scale carbon-free hydrogen projects supporting global transportation and the energy transition.
The Company had fiscal 2020 sales of $8.9 billion from operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of about $65 billion. More than 19,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information, visit airproducts.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.