Air Liquide Group
Air Liquide Group
Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, and is present in 80 countries with close to 68,000 employees and serves more than 3 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air Liquide’s activities since its creation in 1902. Using these molecules, Air Liquide continuously reinvents its business, anticipating the needs of current and future markets. The Group innovates for the good of society while delivering profitable growth and consistent performance.
Innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry’s energy use, recover and reuse natural resources or develop the energies of tomorrow, such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy… Oxygen for hospitals, home healthcare, fighting nosocomial infections… Air Liquide combines many products and technologies to develop valuable applications and services not only for its customers but also for society.
A partner for the long term, Air Liquide relies on employee commitment, customer trust and shareholder support to pursue its vision of sustainable, competitive growth. The diversity of Air Liquide’s teams, businesses, markets and geographic presence provides a solid and sustainable base for its development and strengthens its ability to push back its own limits, conquer new territories and build its future.
Air Liquide explores the best that air can offer to preserve life, staying true to its Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable development approach. In 2015, the Group’s revenues amounted to € 16.4 billion. Solutions implemented for protecting life and environment represent more than 40% of the sales. On May 23th, 2016, Air Liquide has finalized the acquisition of Airgas, whose turnover amounted to 5.3 billion dollars (4.8 billion euros) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. Air Liquide is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40 and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.
Air Liquide’s Healthcare Business
Air Liquide's Healthcare World Business Line supplies medical gases, home healthcare services, hygiene products, medical equipment and specialty ingredients.
In 2015, it served over 7,500 hospitals and 1.3 million patients at home throughout the world.
The Group’s Healthcare business line also reached € 2,799 million in revenues in 2015, with 13,500 employees.