Air Liquide Deutschland GmbH set up one of the largest units in Germany for the liquefaction of gases (nitrogen, oxygen and argon) in the Ulm region.
With this investment of nearly & euro; 60 million, the Air Liquide Group is reinforcing its supply network for industrial gases.
The Group also hopes to meet the needs of customers in Germany, particularly in automobile construction, mechanical construction, electrical engineering, food processing, as well as in technological development.
The start-up of the unit is scheduled for the end of 2009.
Air Liquide in Germany has around 2,000 employees and serves 300,000 customers. With a sales volume of & euro; 940 million (2006), Air Liquide is the second largest provider of industrial and medical gases in the country.