Cryogenic air separation forms the basis for the generation of large-scale industrial gases. Linde, one of the most prominent names in the industry, was formed in 1879 by German scientist and engineer Carl von Linde.
Founded to help develop his work in mechanical refrigeration systems for the brewing and food industries, Linde is now the world’s largest industrial gases and engineering company by market share and revenue, serving customers in healthcare, steel making, food, beverage carbonation, water treatment industries and more.
Compelled by the hallowed halls of academia, von Linde became invested in the research of heat theory in the 1800s. Having began in the laboratory of the Munich university at which he was tenured, the engineer’s pioneering work in refrigeration was set to change the world.
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