Technip acquires Air Liquide’s Zimmer business


Technip has announced it has completed the purchase of all of Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Zimmer polymer technology business.

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, the business includes technologies for the processing of polyesters and polyamides1, research and development facilities, and a team of around 40 skilled engineers, researchers and project teams.

The new polymers business will diversify and strengthen Technip’s portfolio of downstream technologies in its Onshore segment by:

  • Enhancing the group’s position as a technology provider to the petrochemicals industries
  • Reinforcing relationships with clients and partners worldwide, backed by the Zimmer recognized expertise,
  • Diversifying the Onshore segment, adding revenue based on technology supply
  • Adding skilled resources, notably in technology development in Europe

Technip plans to integrate the new polymers technology business through Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology, the Onshore global business unit formed in 2012 to manage the company’s expanding portfolio of downstream process technologies.

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