Rinchem Announces Expansion of Gas Pad Locations

Versum Materials

Albuquerque, NM – 3/9-2017 - Rinchem Company, LLC, announced today that it has expanded its resources in the specialty gas logistics market. Rinchem has acquired operational control of three new gas pad locations in the domestic United States. As part of the expansion, Rinchem will operate additional gas pads in Phoenix, AZ; Manor, TX; and Tualatin, OR.

The new gas pad locations complement Rinchem’s existing logistics infrastructure and provide new and existing customers an expanded specialty gas storage network. The gas pad locations will be completely operated and maintained by Rinchem and will follow the stringent safety and customer service standards for which Rinchem has become known.

Chris Wright, Rinchem’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing said this about the new gas pad locations: “Rinchem is excited about this new opportunity to expand our service offering in the spec gas industry. It means a great deal to our team to have the trust and confidence of world-class chemical and gas manufacturing companies in the semiconductor industry. In keeping with our strategic objectives, this business complements the emphasis on expansion within in the spec gas cylinder market.”

As part of this expansion, Rinchem has signed an agreement to provide services to Versum Materials, a major gas supplier to the semiconductor, display and LED markets.

“Versum Materials is pleased to strengthen our affiliation with Rinchem by expanding the scope of products stored and delivered for Versum to include gases and chemicals. Rinchem's knowledge and experience to safely and properly handle chemicals and gases is a key competency for products we supply,” stated Christine Kurek, Global Supply Chain Director at Versum.

Rinchem looks forward to expanding its reach into the specialty gas market with these newly acquired resources. For any inquiries about gas pad storage options please contact Rinchem directly.

About Rinchem Company, LLC

Rinchem provides a wide range of logistics services to support the semiconductor, chemical, gas, life sciences and paint and coatings industries, including dedicated and multi-client warehousing, on-site services, over-the-road and local transportation, freight forwarding, empty container return management and supply chain consulting. With locations in North America and in parts of Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, Rinchem utilizes its network of customized, temperature-controlled warehouses and transportation assets to provide safe and efficient chemical management solutions. One partner managing a global supply chain, affords the ability to reduce cost and risk.

About Versum Materials

Versum Materials (NYSE: VSM) (versummaterials.com) is a best-in-class electronic materials company providing high-purity chemicals and gases, delivery systems, services and materials expertise to meet the evolving needs of the global semiconductor, display and LED markets. Derived from the Latin word for “toward,” the name “Versum” (pronounced ver-SOOM) communicates the company’s deep commitment to helping customers move toward the future by collaborating, innovating and creating cutting-edge solutions.

A global leader in technology, quality, safety and reliability, Versum is one of the world’s largest suppliers of next generation CMP slurries, ultra-thin dielectric and metal film precursors, formulated cleans and etching products, and delivery equipment that has revolutionized the semiconductor industry. Versum Materials operated for more than three decades as a division of Air Products. An independent company since October 2016, Versum has annual sales of about US$1 billion, 1,900 employees and 10 major facilities in Asia and the North America. It is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz.

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