Chart Industries, Inc. (Chart) is an independent global manufacturer of engineered equipment used in the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases. It is a manufacturer of standard and engineered equipment used for low-temperature and cryogenic applications. Its products, including vacuum insulated containment vessels, heat exchangers, cold boxes and other cryogenic components. It operates in three segments: Energy & Chemicals (E&C), Distribution and Storage (D&S) and BioMedical. On April 2, 2010, Chart Japan Co., Ltd. acquired Covidien Japan Inc.’s liquid oxygen therapy business. On August 2, 2010, it acquired Cryotech International, Inc. (Cryotech). On December 28, 2010, Caire Inc. (Caire), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, completed the acquisition of SeQual Technologies Inc. In August 2011, the Company acquired GOFA Gocher Fahrzeugbau GmbH.