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    The CAB and why it’s significant to the US industrial gases industry

    2017-10-17T11:39:00Z

    gasworld Business Intelligence investigates how the Chemical Activity Barometer relates to the US industrial gases business.

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    Country Focus – USA

    2017-10-17T11:01:00Z

    In 2016, the US market was valued at around $20bn. This is an increase from 2015 revenues, which stood at $19.6bn.

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    Praxair-Linde to form new market leader in Russia

    2017-10-17T11:03:00Z

    The proposed business combination between Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG has gained unconditional anti-trust clearance in Russia. This marks the first publicly official anti-trust approval for the Linde-Praxair merger. 

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    Air Products lengthens contract with US gold mine

    2017-10-17T11:10:00Z

    Air Products has announced a successful contract extension with Barrick Goldstrike, to continue to operate and maintain an oxygen plant at the company’s mine in Elko, Nevada.

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    Exploring the impact of the Praxair-Linde merger in Asia

    2017-07-11T08:33:00Z

    The potential Praxair-Linde merger may not affect the Asian market on the same scale as in European and North American markets. However, there are a few regions where anti-trust authorities could impose divestments onto the newly combined company.

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    Country Focus – Japan

    2017-07-11T13:13:00Z

    This month’s country focus offers an in-depth analysis of the Japanese industrial gas market. The market, valued at $5.6bn in 2016, has struggled over the course of the last decade and took a downward turn in the last few years.

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    China: Capacity build-out continues

    2017-07-11T13:31:00Z

    China is one of the main growth markets for Tier One players globally, with no individual company commanding a dominant market share in 2016. In recent weeks, a number of companies have been expanding their capacities in the country.

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    What is CAPEX?

    2017-07-11T13:56:00Z

    Capital expenditure (CAPEX) is the term given to funds that are used by an organisation to acquire or upgrade its assets, such as property or equipment.

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    What is ROCE?

    2017-05-17T08:19:00Z

    Return on capital employed (ROCE) is a profitability ratio that measures how efficiently a company can generate profits from its capital employed by comparing net operating profit to capital employed.

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    Messer to construct two plants in South Central Vietnam

    2017-05-17T08:42:00Z

    The Messer Group is set to build the largest industrial gases production facility in Vietnam after signing a new supply deal with the country’s largest steel producer.

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    Country Focus – Thailand

    2017-05-16T08:33:00Z

    This month’s country focus explores the rapidly growing industrial gas market in Thailand, as well as the impact the potential Praxair/Linde merger could have on dynamics in the region.

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    Business Intelligence Financial expands coverge

    2017-04-19T14:52:00Z

    gas world Business Intelligence is expanding its online financial analysis offering to now include coverage of Tier Two industrial gas companies, welding companies and other equipment and engineering firms related to the industrial gas industry.

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    What is TNSC’s Ortus strategy?

    2017-04-13T09:31:00Z

    In the third instalment of the business plan series, gasworld Business Intelligence explores TNSC’s Ortus strategy.

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    Praxair-Linde merger: Impact in Europe

    2017-04-12T09:29:00Z

    Find out more about how the potential Praxair/Linde merger may impact the European industrial gases business.

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    Tier One capacity additions bolster Chinese industrial gas market

    2017-04-11T14:59:00Z

    China is currently the second largest industrial gas market in the world, behind the US. Many Tier One companies are therefore keen to expand their respective footprints in the region, as displayed by the following recent capacity additions.

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    Regional Focus – Iberia

    2017-04-11T15:41:00Z

    The Iberian industrial gas market, incorporating Portugal and Spain, was valued at just over $1.4bn in 2015. The region has experienced growth of 1.4% p.a. over the course of the last decade (2005-2015).

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    What is the Air Products Five-Point Plan?

    2017-03-31T14:12:00Z

    On the 18 th of September 2014, newly appointed CEO Seifi Ghasemi introduced the Air Products Five-Point Plan. Prior to his appointment at Air Products, Ghasemi has had a history of successfully restructuring companies under his control.

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    Country Focus – South Korea

    2017-02-21T09:20:00Z

    In this month’s country focus, gasworld Business Intelligence looks in to the dynamcis of South Korea’s industrial gas market.

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    Exploring the impact of the Praxair-Linde merger in South America

    2017-02-21T09:53:00Z

    As speculations continues to grow around the potential impact of the Praxair-Linde merger, gas world Business Intelligence looks into the consequences for the South American region in more detail.

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    Business Intelligence Financial - Taiyo Nippon Sanso - Q4 2016

    2017-02-21T12:11:00Z

    gas world Business Intelligence provides you with a free sample of its quarterly financial reports.