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Three trends, source of growth

Air Liquide operates in a broad range of industries, both in terms of sector and geography, in which growth opportunities are numerous. Committed from the outset to observing and anticipating society’s major challenges, the Group has identified three major trends which represent growth opportunities, and among them digitization.

Energy and environmental transition

Global warming
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Heightened environmental concerns
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Natural and energy resources constraints
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Necessary adaptation to these changes

Opportunities for Air Liquide

  • Offer more efficient energy solutions to help our customers improve their competitiveness and reduce their environmental footprint
  • Implement these solutions within the Group’s activities to secure efficiency gains
  • Develop clean transport solutions to help reduce the environmental footprint

Changes in healthcare

Ageing population and lifestyle changes
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Increase in chronic diseases
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Increasing demand for hygiene products
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Growing demand for medical treatment in developing countries
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Evolution of healthcare systems
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Increasing importance of health and well-being

Opportunities for Air Liquide

Along the continuum of care, from hospital to home: develop new products and services for healthcare professionals and patients.

Digitization

Appetite for innovation
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Rapid technological advances, combining miniaturization and greater power
(microprocessors, memories, flat panels, photovoltaic cells)
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Use of increasingly sophisticated tools
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New needs and new usages
(new ways of living, working, traveling, communicating, etc.)
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Creation of new business models

Opportunities for Air Liquide

  • Opportunities for all the Group’s activities: for example the connected cylinder, electronics products and services, and the remote system to monitor patient's adherence to treatment
  • More efficient and competitive initiatives: the plant of the future, increased reliability, predictive analysis thanks to Big Data
  • Development of new products and services which enhance the customer experience in order to gain customer loyalty and capture new customers