Air Products and Chemicals (APD +1.1%) says in a filing that it's been open to raising its $5.5B...

|About: Air Products and Chemicals... (APD)|By:, SA News Editor

Air Products and Chemicals (APD +1.1%) says in a filing that it's been open to raising its $5.5B hostile offer for Airgas (ARG -0.7%), but that Airgas refused to meet last week. The outcome looks like it's coming down to this Wednesday's meeting, when APD hopes to have its slate of directors elected, and otherwise walk away from the pursuit.