2700 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 1800
Houston, TX 77056
www.us.airliquide.com
Public
Paris:AI.PA
 Synopsis: Business Condition
Year Founded 1902
Employment 43,600
Sector Industrial Goods
Industry Diversified Machinery
Air Liquide
     Last modified on: 3/19/14

Founded in 1902, headquartered in Paris, France but with facilities in 80 countries, Air Liquide (L'Air Liquide S.A.,) supplies industrial and medical gases and services to various industries to include agri-food and beverages, automotive, aeronautical, transportation, chemicals and petrochemicals, electronic components and products, environment, cement, research centers and laboratories, metal fabrication industries, metallurgy, oil and gas, optoelectronics, pharmaceuticals and biotechnologies, plastics processing, pulp and paper, semiconductors, and space and aeronautics. There is a major emphasis on R&D throughout the company towards targeting not only the creation of industrial gases, but also gases that are used in products such as healthcare items, electronic chips, foods and chemicals. Growth areas targeted by the firm for 2015 relate to Energy, the Environment, Health, and High-Tech. To meet these goals, Air Liquide engages their in-house technological know-how and external networks of experts and researchers to work collaboratively with a diverse population of customers with a wide range of industry focus, to develop reliable and high-quality solutions that meet their key challenges both current and downstream.