Gas companies ready to keep on expanding

Jung, Rober; Gibson, Jane
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/8/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 48, p18
Trade Publication
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.


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