Air Water Inc.’s deal for TOMCO2 Systems marks the latest step in Air Water’s overseas expansion strategy, while also representing another piece of M A activity in the CO2 business and related markets – a hive of activity in recent years.
Just over a year since we were taken aback by the coming together of Pentair and Union Engineering in the global carbon dioxide (CO2) business, and we are again reflecting on another significant acquisition in this business.
First there were the ’dreamers’, the conceptualisers. Then there were the innovators, the technologists, and gradually came the required compliance to match. Now we have the big heavyweights really weighing in too…
Global growth is in a healthy place, investors are considering so-called risk markets, and trading conditions are improving at the beginning of 2018. In a nutshell, the global economy is looking much rosier as the new year gets underway.
From perceived to being in something of a demand lull 5+ years ago, the electronics gases business is firmly in vogue right now, as the further expansion of Air Products’ supply to Samsung demonstrates.
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