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Air Liquide is a producer and supplier of industrial and specialty gases, production technologies, and storage solutions. It builds plants and equipment for gas production, produces and delivers gases in large and small quantities, and provides molecules, equipment, and services to a variety of markets. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, glass, metals, electronics, food, petrochemicals, and healthcare.
TypePublic
Founded1902
HQParis, FR
Websiteairliquide.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)67,000
Job Openings721
Revenue (FY, 2019)€21.9 B(+5%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)€138.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Air Liquide

Benoît Potier

Benoît Potier

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. Graff

Michael J. Graff

Executive Vice President
Aude Rodriguez

Aude Rodriguez

Head of Investor Relations
Pascal Vinet

Pascal Vinet

Vice President
François Jackow

François Jackow

Executive Vice President
Kim Ann Mink

Kim Ann Mink

Independent Director
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Air Liquide Office Locations

Air Liquide has offices in Paris, Antony, Bagneux, Bussy-Saint-Georges and in 97 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
75 Quai d'Orsay
Antony, FR
Rue Alexis de Tocqueville
Bagneux, FR
152 Avenue Aristide Briand
Bussy-Saint-Georges, FR
8 Avenue Gutenberg
Champigny-sur-Marne, FR
57 Avenue Carnot
Gentilly, FR
28 Rue d'Arcueil
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Air Liquide Financials and Metrics

Air Liquide Revenue

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Air Liquide's revenue was reported to be €21.92 b in FY, 2019 which is a 4.3% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (H1, 2020)

10.3b

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

6.6b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

64.7%

Net income (H1, 2020)

1.1b

EBITDA (H1, 2020)

2.9b

EBIT (H1, 2020)

1.7b

Market capitalization (19-Nov-2020)

65.5b

Closing stock price (19-Nov-2020)

138.9

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

1.5b

EV

80.0b
Air Liquide's current market capitalization is €65.5 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

20.3b21.0b21.9b

Revenue growth, %

12%3%4%

Cost of goods sold

7.7b8.3b8.2b

Gross profit

12.6b12.7b13.8b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

10.2b11.0b10.3b

Cost of goods sold

3.9b4.2b3.6b

Gross profit

6.2b6.7b6.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

61%61%65%
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.7b1.7b1.0b

Accounts Receivable

2.9b2.5b2.5b

Inventories

1.3b1.5b1.5b

Current Assets

7.0b6.8b6.0b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

1.2b1.0b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

3.1b2.7b2.2b

Inventories

1.5b1.6b1.6b

Current Assets

6.6b6.2b6.1b
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

2.3b2.2b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8b1.8b2.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

4.3b4.7b4.7b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.2b)(2.2b)(2.6b)
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

1.0b1.1b1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

878.6m1.1b1.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.8b2.0b2.2b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.1b)(1.2b)(1.3b)
EURFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

308.3k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x

P/E Ratio

2.2
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Air Liquide Operating Metrics

Air Liquide's Patients was reported to be 1.7 m in H1, 2020.
FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020

Countries

80 80 80 80 80 80

Customers (Industrial Merchant)

2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m

Patients

1.50 m1.50 m1.60 m1.60 m1.70 m1.70 m

Hospitals

15 k15 k15 k
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Air Liquide Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MedidisJune 13, 2019
DiaLibreApril 17, 2019
Tech AirMarch 20, 2019
Megamed AGFebruary 05, 2019
EoveApril 16, 2018
Sogo Sangyo Kabushiki KaishaSeptember 26, 2017
Cryotainer BVApril 12, 2017
ENN Clean Energy UKFebruary 21, 2017
OXYMASTERJanuary 24, 2017
Airgas IncorporatedNovember 17, 2015$13.40 b
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Air Liquide Revenue Breakdown

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Air Liquide revenue breakdown by business segment: 96.0% from Gas & Services and 4.0% from Other

Air Liquide revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 33.2% from United States, 23.0% from Europe excl. France, 12.5% from France, 5.9% from Americas excl. United States, 22.6% from Asia Pacific and 2.8% from Other

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Air Liquide Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Air Liquide Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Air Liquide Online and Social Media Presence

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Air Liquide Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    74/100

  • Compensation

    A

    84/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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Air Liquide News and Updates

Air Liquide launches biomethane activity in Italy with two new production units

Air Liquide has announced the construction of its first two biomethane production units in collaboration with its local partner Dentro il Sole (DIS). These two units will be built in Truccazzano (Milan) and Fontanella (Bergamo) in Italy, recycling organic material from agricultural and livestock act…

Air Liquide deploys digital transformation and revolutionizes bulk gases supply chain worldwide

Air Liquide is deploying at a global scale its bulk gases supply chain digitalization program, IBO (Integrated Bulk Operations).

Third quarter 2020: Marked recovery in sales across all regions and all business lines, 2020 Guidance confirmed

Group revenue for the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled 4,980 million euros. The business model has proven its resilience in recent months in a challenging public health context. Business has been picking up across all regions with sales at -0.9% on a comparable basis in the 3rd quarter of 2020, near 2019…

Air Liquide strengthens its presence in Poland with a new long-term contract with KGHM

Air Liquide and KGHM Polska Miedź, one of the largest producers of copper and silver in the world, have signed a new long-term contract for the supply of oxygen and nitrogen at the Głogów site in Poland.

Availability of the Pre-Q3 2020 Sales Communication

Air Liquide announces today that its Pre-Q3 2020 Sales Communication document.

Air Liquide strengthens its expertise in extreme cryogenics with the acquisition of a majority stake in Cryoconcept

Air Liquide has acquired 80% of the capital of the French company Cryoconcept, which specialises in dilution refrigeration - a technology allowing to reach very low temperatures.
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Air Liquide Blogs

Nicolas Poirot, Air Liquide China CEO, nominated as “Wuhan Investment Promotion Ambassador”

Nicolas Poirot, Air Liquide China CEO, nominated as “Wuhan Investment Promotion Ambassador” Read time: 2 mins On November 5, 2020, Xu Honglan, the Vice Mayor of Wuhan Municipal People’s Government and the Head of the 3rd China International Import Expo Wuhan Trade Sub-…

液化空气走进广安,助力脱贫攻坚

液化空气走进广安,助力脱贫攻坚 Read time: 1 min 2020年9月27日,液化空气与中华人民共和国商务部欧洲司合作的扶贫项目捐赠仪式在四川省广安市广安区电商产业园举行。液化空气向广安区捐赠再生电脑,并聘请专家为当地居民提供职业培训,助力广安脱贫攻坚,这也与液化空气基金会通过职业融入方式抗击贫困的行动相一致。 基于广安区的实际需求,液化空气将63台再生电脑定向捐赠给广安市广安区两家单位,用于现用电脑更新、电商培训学校扩容等项目。 液化空气邀请的专家为16个乡镇的逾30名代表开展为期2天的培训。培训期间,液化空气的员工…

Air Liquide contributes to Guang’an’s fight against poverty

Air Liquide contributes to Guang’an’s fight against poverty Read time: 2 mins On September 27, 2020, the donation ceremony of the poverty alleviation project jointly sponsored by Air Liquide and the Department of European Affairs, Ministry of Commerce of People's Repub…

液化空气宣布在中国天津的新投资,巩固其在当地工业区的行业地位

液化空气宣布在中国天津的新投资,巩固其在当地工业区的行业地位 Read time: 0 mins 液化空气中国将投资约6000万欧元在天津港保税区临港经济区建造一套空分装置。液化空气已经为这一中国主要的工业基地供应气体超过25年之久,在当地运营着七套生产装置。 借助这套日产氧量为2,000吨的空分装置,液化空气将能够进一步支持天津地区化工和钢铁行业的发展,并根据一项长期合同为一家主要客户供气,预计于2022年投产。 液化空气将建造、拥有和运营的这套空分装置采用集团先进的技术设计而成,实现氧气、氮气、氩气的低碳和高效能生产。该装置…

Air Liquide announces new investment to reinforce its position in the industrial basin of Tianjin, China

Air Liquide announces new investment to reinforce its position in the industrial basin of Tianjin, China Read time: 2 mins Air Liquide China will invest around 60 million euros to build an Air Separation Unit (ASU) in the Lingang Economic District, Tianjin Port Free Tr…

The Air Liquide Foundation supports 10 scientific projects and 21 social emergency aid projects in the context of its Covid-19 Initiative

The Air Liquide Foundation supports 10 scientific projects and 21 social emergency aid projects in the context of its Covid-19 Initiative Read time: 2 mins In response to the Health crisis, the Air Liquide Foundation launched as early as March 2020 the Covid-19 Initiat…
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Air Liquide Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Air Liquide founded?

    Air Liquide was founded in 1902.

  • Who are Air Liquide key executives?

    Air Liquide's key executives are Benoît Potier, Michael J. Graff and Aude Rodriguez.

  • How many employees does Air Liquide have?

    Air Liquide has 67,000 employees.

  • What is Air Liquide revenue?

    Latest Air Liquide annual revenue is €21.9 b.

  • What is Air Liquide revenue per employee?

    Latest Air Liquide revenue per employee is €327.2 k.

  • Who are Air Liquide competitors?

    Competitors of Air Liquide include Praxair, Samsung SDI and LG Chem.

  • Where is Air Liquide headquarters?

    Air Liquide headquarters is located at 75 Quai d'Orsay, Paris.

  • Where are Air Liquide offices?

    Air Liquide has offices in Paris, Antony, Bagneux, Bussy-Saint-Georges and in 97 other locations.

  • How many offices does Air Liquide have?

    Air Liquide has 121 offices.