Operational for more than 50 years, Airgas Nor Pac is a supplier of welding materials, safety equipment, and industrial and specialty gases. The company serves the residents of western Canada, as well as the North Pacific area of the United States. It has over 50 branches operating in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. Airgas Nor Pac is a part of Airgas, which is one of the leading distributors of process chemicals, refrigerants and ammonia products in the U.S. The parent company employs nearly 14,000 individuals. It operates several cylinder fill plants, production facilities, specialty gas laboratories and regional distribution centers. Airgas product line includes health regulators, dental nasal masks, and medical lasers and accessories.