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Linde 

“Market Cap $37.01 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Founded: 1879
  • Country: Germany
  • CEO: Wolfgang Reitzle
  • Website: www.linde.de
  • Employees: 63,487
  • Sales: $22.11 B
  • Headquarters: Munich

Forbes Lists

#275 Global 2000

  • #420 in Sales
  • #379 in Profit
  • #527 in Assets
  • #277 in Market value
Profile

Linde AG is engaged in the provision of industrial, process, and specialty gases. It operates though the following divisions: Gases, Engineering, and Other. The Gases division involves production, sale, and distribution of gases used in medicine, environmental protection, and research industries. The Engineering division designs and builds plant used for the production of hydrogen and synthesis gases, as well as, air separation and pharmaceuticals. It also manufactures plant components and offers specialized services. The Other division comprises Gist, which provides logistics and supply chain solutions. The company was founded by Carl Paul Gottfried von Linde on June 21, 1879 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

Carl von Linde’s curiosity as an inventor, his persistence in the implementation of his ideas and theoretical concepts, as well as his ability to recognise the requirements of his customers and fulfil their desire for reliability and quality are all timeless factors for success.

A Journey Through Time

The Linde Group can look back at special milestones in its history since the 1880s. Take a trip through time and learn about Linde from its first beginnings to the present day.”

*Information from Forbes.com and Linde.de

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