Air Liquide SA
Air Liquide SA engages in providing gases for the industry, health, and environment businesses. It operates through the following segments: Gas and Services, Engineering and Construction, and Other Activities. The Gas and Services segment engages in the production and supply of gases to different industries such as automotive, food, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and energy. It provides solutions through gas applications to develop industrial processes. It assists in enhancing manufacturing safety, controlling energy costs, improving product quality, and reducing effluents for processes. It also offers high-purity carrier gases and precursors; and provides chemical equipment and piping installation purity fluids distribution. The Engineering and Construction segment develops, constructs, and installs the company's production units. It also provides plants for customers; and helps develop oxy-combustion processes. The Other Activities segment comprises the following: Welding-Cutting, which provides solutions in robotics, consumables, and protective equipment; Specialty Chemicals, which develops and sells chemicals and biological products; Diving, which develops equipment for aquatic purposes; and Aeronautics, Space, and Cryogenics, which develops systems for scientific applications. The company was founded by Georges Claude and Paul Delorme on November 8, 1902 and is headquartered in Paris, France.