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The world’s largest oxygen production unit

The world’s largest oxygen production unit has just been inaugurated on the site of Secunda, South Africa. Sasol, an international integrated energy and chemicals company, entrusted Air Liquide with the unit's construction, ownership and operation for the next 20 years. Explanations.

Open innovation
Additive manufacturing: a bridge to the future

A stainless steel walkway designed by several robots equipped with welding arms... This is the technological prowess of the project known as "MX3D" that will soon span one of Amsterdam's canals: a world first!

Customer experience
Food: healthier, safer and tastier!

We no longer have the same relationship to food as previous generations. Food behaviors are changing profoundly and are going global. Today, consumers are looking for more responsible, healthier, safer and tastier food. This implies a reinvention of the food processing chain in which Air Liquide is actively participating.

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"Behind any exceptional patient service, there are always engaged employees"

François Jackow
Member of the Air Liquide group Executive Committee in charge of the Healthcare activities
Healthcare
Sleep apnea: caring for the patient
Healthcare
Access Oxygen, a new inclusive offer in Senegal

More than 4 billion people live on less than six dollars a day in developing economies. Proposing appropriate offers that are adapted to this BoP (Bottom of the Pyramid) market helps reduce poverty while building a win-win relationship. Spotlight on Access Oxygen, the new “inclusive” healthcare offer launched in Senegal.

Science

Oxygen meets the water challenge

With freshwater a scarce resource, and pollution by wastewater posing an increasing threat to public health and the environment, the world urgently needs even more reliable and competitive water treatment technology.

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"Sharing knowledge, venturing outside our comfort zone, learning from other sectors: this spirit of constant learning is vital to staying ahead in a fast-moving globalized world!"

Benoît Potier
Chairman & CEO
Energy transition
The circular economy, a disruptive model

The circular economy aims to produce goods and services while limiting the consumption and waste of raw materials, water and energy sources. In short, a brand new economic model. Explanation by our guest, Climate Economist Christian de Perthuis.

Energy transition
Hydrogen mobility gains momentum in Middle East

In October 2017, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Al-Futtaim Motors inaugurated the first hydrogen station of the Middle East designed in collaboration with Air Liquide. Testing hydrogen-powered vehicles in a hot climate is an important milestone for the development of clean mobility. Interview with Omar Al-Futtaim, CEO and Vice Chairman of the Al-Futtaim Group, on this promising initiative with major strategic and environmental stakes.

Healthcare
CPV innovation against cardiac arrest

Every year, 50,000 people die prematurely from a cardiac arrest in France. The survival rate without after-effects to a cardiac arrest does not exceed 5%. In view of this situation, Air Liquide has developed a new offer that facilitates the care of the victims. Explanation.

Energy transition

Did You Know?

10 to 15

million cars and 500,000 trucks could be powered by hydrogen by 2030!

Source: Hydrogen Scaling Up - study of the Hydrogen Council - November 2017

Energy transition
Ice Memory: preserving the archives of the climate

Put in place by an international team of glaciologists, the Ice Memory program aims to preserve the memory stored in glaciers endangered by climate change across the world. The goal is to store ice cores from these glaciers in Antarctica so future generations of researchers can continue to study this priceless raw material.

Industry of the future
Smart innovative operations
Science

The exploration of space continues

Cryogenics and gas engineering play a decisive role at every key stage of the exploration of space. A journey to the heart of the largest international space projects sent into orbit. Lift off!

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"Open Innovation, a key to transforming customer experience"

Benoît Potier
Chairman & CEO