Air Liquide USA Inc.

Material Handling & Storage

Partnership for the Development of the European Market for Hydrogen Forklift Trucks

Air Liquide and Plug Power announce their intent to join forces to develop the market for hydrogen-powered forklift trucks in Europe. Among all the markets for hydrogen energy that of fuel-cell powered forklift trucks is today the fastest growing one. This initiative should lead to the creation of a joint venture based in France. This anticipated joint venture between Plug Power and Axane...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Set Up of a R&D Pilot Line for Solar PV Industry

Air Liquide's early involvement in supplying the solar photovoltaic industry has helped the company establish leadership in the photovoltaic market, supplying gases, equipment and services to 8 of the top 10 leaders and more than 150 customers worldwide. Today, Air Liquide takes another step forward, investing in a photovoltaic cell manufacturing line for R&D purposes. This investment, which...

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Material Handling & Storage

France: Contract with Nanomakers in Nanopowders

The nanopowders are a high-potential market. More and more manufacturing sectors are including nanopowders in the composition of their products: electronics, optics, manufacturers of mechanical parts, energy, environmental preservation and medicine. Air Liquide announces that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Nanomakers, a French company specializing in the production of high grade...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ukraine: Long Term Agreement with the Steel Industry Leader

Ukraine is a key developing economy with a population of 46 million and with an attractive potential for developing an industrial gases business. It ranks 5th worldwide in terms of iron-ore reserves and metallurgy is one of Ukraine's most important and dynamic industrial sectors. Air Liquide has just signed a long-term contract with EMZ, a subsidiary of Metinvest - the Ukrainian steel industry...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Air Liquide, Technological Partner of the 2011 Challenge Bibendum in Berlin

Air Liquide is the technological partner of the 11th Challenge Bibendum. On this occasion, the Group announces that it has finalized the set-up of the hydrogen station that will allow around 30 hydrogen-powered vehicles participating to the Challenge to refuel. This station is a high-tech hydrogen filling station (350 and 700 bar). The vehicles will fuel up both for the purpose of carrying out...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Air Liquide in the U.S. to Power Coca-Cola Hydrogen Forklift Fleet at California Facility

Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP (Air Liquide) will supply hydrogen to power a fleet of 37 forklift vehicles at Coca-Cola's bottling and distribution center in San Leandro, California. Air Liquide will provide the liquid hydrogen, filling station and infrastructure to power the forklift fleet at Coca-Cola's 250,000 square foot facility. Hydrogen fuel cell powered forklift trucks represent an...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

India: New Developments in the West of the Country

With GDP growth of around 8.5%, the Indian economy expanded significantly in 2010, driven by robust domestic demand. To accompany this development, Air Liquide is announcing new developments in the west of the country, in Gujarat and Maharashtra. The total investment for the new facilities and the supply chain amounts to more than Euros40 million. Air Liquide has commissioned a new...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Further Expansion in China: A Major New Contract

China's economy is very dynamic and Air Liquide is developing its activities in the country at a quick pace serving numerous customers as illustrated by the many major contracts it has signed this year, in the steel and photovoltaic sectors amongst others. Air Liquide has just signed a long-term contract with Tongmei Guangfa Chemical Industry Co., Limited, whose major shareholder is Datong Coal...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Air Liquide Sets up in Turkey

Turkey is currently undergoing very dynamic development; the Turkish economy saw growth of more than 10% in the first half of 2010. High technology and energy sectors have seen accelerated growth for a number of years. In this context, Air Liquide is investing in a liquid oxygen and nitrogen production unit, with a production capacity of 200 tonnes per day, and in a cylinder conditioning unit....

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Italy: Commissioning of a New Oxygen Production Unit

Air Liquide is announcing the commissioning of a new high-pressure and high-purity gaseous oxygen production unit in Italy. It was installed in Castelnuovo del Garda, near Verona, where Air Liquide already operates another Air Separation Unit. With a production capacity of around 800 tonnes per day, the new unit will bring the total production capacity on this site to 1,100 tonnes of oxygen per...

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Company News

Air Liquide Strengthens its Long-term Relationship with Shell Chemicals in Canada

Paris, July 23, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Liquide and Shell Chemicals, one of the world's leading chemicals suppliers, signed renewal contracts for the supply of Oxygen, Nitrogen, Steam and Electricity to Shell's Scotford facility near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. To support this renewed long-term commitment, Air Liquide will further enhance its Scotford site operations, which...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Air Liquide Completes Acquisition of Airgas

• Acquisition’s strong industrial and market logic ideally positions company for future growth and long-term value creation • More than $300 million in synergies identified, with the majority to be achieved within the next two to three years • Air Liquide strengthens its global leadership in the industrial gas industry Paris, France, and Radnor (Pennsylvania), USAÂ- - 23 May...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

U.S. Federal Trade Commission Clears Air Liquide's Acquisition of Airgas

Paris, France Radnor (Pennsylvania), USAÂ- – Air Liquide (Euronext Paris: AI) announced today that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) has cleared the acquisition of Airgas (NYSE: ARG) by Air Liquide, satisfying the final regulatory condition to the closing of the pending acquisition. The companies anticipate closing the acquisition on 23 May 2016, subject to the satisfaction...

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Company News

Further Investment in Singapore

Air Liquide is stepping up its investment on Jurong Island, Singapore's wholly integrated energy and chemicals hub. Air Liquide, through SOXAL, its Singapore wholly-owned subsidiary, will invest around Euros35million (S$60 million) to expand its industrial gas infrastructure on Jurong Island and supply oxygen and nitrogen under a long term supply agreement to CCD (Singapore), a joint venture...

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Company News

Further Investment in China Major Contract with Sinopec

Air Liquide and Sinopec (China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation) have agreed on the supply of gaseous oxygen and nitrogen to Maoming branch of Sinopec (MPCC) 200,000 Nm3/h coal-to-hydrogen project and existing refinery inMaoming, Guangdong province, China. This refinery expansion project by MPCC is one of the major projects of Sinopec, and will enable MPCC to produce cleaner fuels meeting...

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Material Handling & Storage

Partnership for the Development of the European Market for Hydrogen Forklift Trucks

Air Liquide and Plug Power announce their intent to join forces to develop the market for hydrogen-powered forklift trucks in Europe. Among all the markets for hydrogen energy that of fuel-cell powered forklift trucks is today the fastest growing one. This initiative should lead to the creation of a joint venture based in France. This anticipated joint venture between Plug Power and Axane...

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Company News

3rd Quarter 2011: Solid Activity Levels 2011 Objective Confirmed

3rd Quarter 2011 sales Variation 2011/2010 In million of euros published comparable* Group sales Euros 3,597M +4.9% +6.6% of which Gas & Services Euros 3,223 M +5.9% +7.7% *on a comparable basis: excluding impact of currency, natural gas and significant perimeter impacts Group sales for the 2011 3rd Quarter were 3,597 million euros, up +4.9% as published and up +6.6% on a comparable basis. Sales...

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Company News

New Contract with Steelmaker in South Korea

The steel industry has played a substantial role in turning South Korea into a world leader in the electronics, automotive and other advancedmanufacturing fields. Air Liquide has just signed a contract with Posco E&C, the Engineering and Construction division of Posco, to design and build two very large Air Separation Units (ASU), each of which will have an oxygen production capacity of 3,750...

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Company News

Accelerating growth in Turkey

Turkey has a dynamic economy with a growth rate of 9%in 2010. Its industries are developing and diversifying, and the petrochemical sector shows promise. Air Liquide has just signed a long-term contract with the petrochemical Group PETKIM, related to the supply of oxygen, nitrogen and compressed air for the Aliaga site in the Izmir region in the western part of the country. Air Liquide will...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Acquisition of a Leader in Home Infusion Therapy in Germany

Air Liquide, the European homecare leader, has announced the acquisition of Licher Medical Therapy (LMT), the German leader in medico-technical management of Parkinson's disease and immunodeficient patients treated with infusion therapy at home. Created in 2000, Licher takes care of 420 Parkinson's disease patients on apomorphine pumps and 1,200 immunodeficient patients. It reached a turnover of...

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