Air Products: the US Firm Targeted by Suspected Islamists in France

The factory targeted by a suspected Islamist attack in south-east France is owned by Air Products, a US company headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The company supplies gases, chemicals and equipment for products ranging from TVs and mobile phones to sports cars and running shoes. In a statement, it said: “Our priority at this stage is to take care of our employees, who have been evacuated from the site and all accounted for.