For the fourth consecutive year, Air Liquide China was awarded the ‘Best Brand Image’ of the year at the 2019 China Finance Summit held today in Beijing.

Honouring companies and individuals that have contributed to the economic growth and social advancement of the country, Air Liquide was one of the 40 leading companies awarded this year.

Present in China for nearly 30 years, Air Liquide is committed to the economic and social development of the country.

The company continues to invest over the long-term, leveraging its strong expertise and innovation to introduce new solutions that help industries operate more sustainably.

In 2018, Air Liquide announced its climate objectives. These aim at reducing the group’s carbon intensity by 30% by 2025 compared to 2015.

In China, Air Liquide contributes to sustainability by using clean energy, operating more efficient plants and developing new technologies designed to reduce emissions in its daily operations.

Air Liquide is also at the forefront in the use of hydrogen as a clean energy source.

Relying on its global Research & Development network, and in particular on its Shanghai Innovation Campus, Air Liquide seeks to provide customised solutions to its Chinese customers so as to address today’s environmental and societal challenges.

It also partners with the local innovation ecosystem, especially leading universities, to conduct cutting-edge research.

Marcelo Fioranelli, President and CEO of Air Liquide China commented, “With sustainability and climate actions embedded in our strategy, we are strongly committed to the sustainable development of our operations and the industries that we serve.”

“This award serves as an inspiration for us to continue to contribute to China’s high-quality development.”

Air Liquide in China

Air Liquide in China operates nearly 90 plants and employs more than 4,000 employees today.

With a strong presence in the key coastal industrial areas, Air Liquide is now expanding into the centre, south and west.

Its main business activities include industrial and medical gas operations, Engineering & Construction (designing, manufacturing and installing air separation units/hydrogen facilities), as well as Innovation activities.