TITLE

Air Liquide to Divest Retail Outlets

PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Gases & Welding Distributor;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Houston, Texas-based Air Liquide America plans to divest its retail outlets by the second quarter of 2001. Need for improved profitability; Plan to no longer directly sell welding hardgoods; Products and service to be made available through its distributor network.
ACCESSION #
12840731

 

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