February. Air Liquide invests in Canada in the world's largest membrane-based electrolizer to develop its carbon-free hydrogen production.
March. Airgas, an Air Liquide company, acquires Tech Air, a large independant distributor of industrial gases and welding supplies serving various geographies in the USA.
March. After Paris, the Group inaugurates its Tokyo Innovation Campus. The facility gathers researchers, digital specialists, experts in customer applications, as well as teams dedicated to exploring new markets.
April. Air Liquide announces the reinforcement of its Executive Committee, with four new members. The aim is to accelerate the Group's transformation momentum and develop its ability to support industrial and societal developments on a global scale.
May. The Annual General Meeting is the opportunity to underline the fact that innovation is at the heart of our strategy.
June. Air Liquide opens Accelair, its deeptech start-up accelerator, hosted at the Paris Innovation Campus.
September. Air Liquide joins an innovative large scale carbon capture and storage project in Norway with Equinor and its partners. An illustration of our commitment to mitigate climate change.
September. Launch of Qlixbi, a breakthrough packaged gas offer including a new generation of gas cylinder and a suite of digital solutions designed to revolutionize the customer experience in welding.
September. "Changing care. With you." Air Liquide reaffirms its commitment towards patients, accompanying them and their caregivers to live as well as possible with their disease.
November. Air Liquide inaugurates in Feyzin (France) its first automated gas cylinder order processing facility.
November. Thyssenkrupp, in partnership with Air Liquide, launches a series of tests to partially replace coal with hydrogen in its blast furnace during steel production. A milestone in the transformation towards low carbon steel production.