The thirteenth International Workshop (1-5 October 2012, Odessa) on the actual problem of increasing the efficiency and safety of production air separation products (PPRV) gathered 80 experts from 70 enterprises and companies from the 11 states. In the work of the workshop have taken part the manufacturers of equipment and those who use it to extract oxygen, nitrogen and argon from air that necessary for ensuring of modern industries and technologies by them. At the workshop were also presented the companies work in gas business. The workshop organizer is the Ukrainian association of industrial gases manufacturers «UA-SIGMA». At the workshop were presented and discussed about 30 reports in which the characteristic of the state and prospects for development air separation products manufactures were learnt and discussed at the workshop, the results of research and design-engineering work on the problem questions of the workshop are stated. The active and interested perception of information, contacts with specialists have allowed to workshop participants improve qualification, get recommendations necessary to further improvement created and used equipment and installations. The content of reports is considered. The conclusion about the importance of carrying out of the workshop in connection with the anticipated growth in demand for air separation products after overcoming the crisis in the economy, and also presenting the higher requirements to be achieved by the level of effectiveness and safety of air separation plants.