Antifreeze, latex paints, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, textiles, carpeting, dyes, cosmetics, detergents, vinyl, plastic containers, auto parts, upholstery foams; gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, kerosene, lubricants, chemical feedstocks
Emerging markets in Asia and South America; environmental regulation, including increased production of reformulated gasoline and refining of high-sulfur crude oil; integration of gas and utility supply systems, and customer requirements for utility management and co-generation; demand for productivity gains, lower costs and enhanced safety

New wafer fab construction requiring comprehensive site-services management and new gas delivery systems; new technology developments within the semiconductor industry; environmental regulations; demand for productivity gains and lower cost; worldwide standards for gas specifications