Air Liquide has announced a realignment of its executive management team in the US in conjunction with the Air Liquide Group’s recently introduced strategic organization and growth plan.
Leading the Americas is Michael J. Graff as chairman & CEO of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., and chairman of Air Liquide USA LLC and Air Liquide Canada Inc.
Graff has responsibility for North, South and Central America as well as the Caribbean and has been at the helm of the Americas business operations since 2008. Graff also serves as senior vice-president and Member of the Executive Committee of Air Liquide S.A. and has responsibility for the group’s global electronics business and worldwide safety functions.
Reporting to Graff and leading the company’s US industrial gas business operations is John Buckley, CEO of Air Liquide USA LLC. Buckley has recently joined Air Liquide from Dow, where he most recently served as president of its Angus Chemical subsidiary.
Chuck Broadus has been named Airgas Division president - South Division, effective July 1, 2013 and succeeding Mike Rohde, who retires after nearly 15 years of dedicated leadership at Airgas.
Electronic Fluorocarbons (EFC), headquartered in Massachusetts, utilizes the latest technology for the purification and microanalysis of its legacy fluorinated specialty gases and rare gases for the medical and electronics semiconductor manufacturing industries.
As we head in to 2018, we look back on a very interesting changing market for krypton (Kr), xenon (Xe) and neon (Ne) in 2017. Ne supply this year continued to increase as new plants came on-stream while the demand was growing slowly after the big decline of 2016.
GTCR, a leading private equity firm, has recently completed the previously announced acquisition of Cole-Parmer Instrument Company from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Tech Air, a Connecticut-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related welding supplies, announced that it has acquired US Oxygen Supply (US Oxygen) of Arlington, Texas, and Specialty Air Technologies (SAT) of Long Beach, California. Tech Air is owned by CI Capital Partners and Tech Air ...
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