24,000 skilled enthusiasts in some 40 countries who put our industrial gases, technology and services to work in a way that makes each individual customer's business more profitable, more efficient, more environmentally friendly and hassle-free.

a $4.6-billion company with entrepreneurial grit. In every decade of our century of existence, we've reinvented ourselves, and we're at it again.

an amazing amalgam of technological knowledge and experience that continuously advances what "high tech" means in the production of products as diverse as computer chips and potato-chip packaging, gasoline and steel, welded pipe and medical oxygen.