TITLE

Gas companies ready to keep on expanding

AUTHOR(S)
Jung, Rober; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/8/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 48, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article emphasizes the preparedness of gas companies worldwide to expand their businesses. In 2005, industrial gas companies worldwide netted sales increased by 10% from 2004. The market for industrial gases is a global business but, owing to the high distribution costs, it has a local character. Analysts no longer expect big acquisition deals, but smaller activities with a takeover value of less than $200 million are still likely.
ACCESSION #
23760408

 

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