Praxair to Supply Hydrogen for Powermate's AirGen

December 15, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Praxair Inc. (Danbury, CT) announced that it has been selected as the exclusive hydrogen supplier for Coleman Powermate Inc.'s (Aurora, IL) new AirGen™ fuel cell generator. The AirGen fuel cell generator can be used as an indoor power source, generating up to 1,000W of continuous ac power, or as an emergency backup power system, keeping mission-critical computer and phone systems operating during power outages. Praxair will provide the hydrogen in high-pressure cylinders.

"As a leading supplier of hydrogen to customers worldwide and hundreds of distribution locations throughout North America, Praxair has the capability to provide hydrogen in a full range of supply options, where and when it is needed," said Janet Coffman, Praxair Distribution Inc.'s vice-president of marketing. "We're pleased to be part of the launch of Coleman Powermate's AirGen fuel cell generator that uses a commercially viable and environmentally sound alternate source of power."