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Air Liquide will feature sustainable technologies and innovation at 2019 China International Industry Fair

SHANGHAI, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Air Liquide will exhibit a series of its sustainable technologies and innovations at the Scientific & Technological Innovation Show (STIS), one of the theme shows of the 2019 China International Industry Fair (CIIF). The 2019 CIIF will run from 17 to 21 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.

Air Liquide will take part in three STIS exhibitions areas. At the "Foreign R&D Contributes to Shanghai Creativity" exhibition, Air Liquide will showcase its sustainable solutions for the Climate, such as oxy-combustion, low carbon hydrogen production, biomethane production, and multi-energy supply stations through an interactive augmented reality app complemented by 3D printed models.

Hydrogen, biomethane and nitrogen charging station mockup will be displayed at the exhibition area "Core Technologies Facilitate City Governance" to highlight Air Liquide's clean transportation solutions, which can significantly reduce the carbon footprint and particle emissions of transportation, as well as improve urban air quality and reduce noise.

Nexelia Sludge Reduction Technology, Air Liquide's solution for waste water treatment will also be shown at the exhibition area "Core Technologies Empower Healthy Lives." This innovation uses injected ozone to digest biodegradable pollutants and reduce sludge at the source and reduces operating cost.

Nicolas Poirot, Air Liquide China CEO, says: "Innovation is one of Air Liquide's strategic pillars to remain competitive, explore new markets and provide sustainable solutions for customers and the Climate. Relying on our creative talents and advanced innovation campuses, we are committed to developing cutting-edge technologies and solutions and strengthening partnerships with local innovation ecosystem, to address the challenges in Climate, energy, health and urbanization."

During this CIIF, Air Liquide also has a booth C165 at 4.1H Hall, where ARCALTM welding gas solutions, LASALTM laser gas solutions, as well as Skid Tankยฎ.

Air Liquide in China

Air Liquide in China operates nearly 90 plants and employs more than 4,000 employees today. With a strong presence in the key coastal industrial areas, Air Liquide is now expanding into the center, south and west. Its main business activities include industrial and medical gas operations, Engineering & Construction (designing, manufacturing and installing air separation units/hydrogen facilities), as well as Innovation activities.

Air Liquide

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3.6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide's scientific territory and have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902.

Air Liquide's ambition is to be a leader in its industry, deliver long term performance and contribute to sustainability. The company's customer-centric transformation strategy aims at profitable growth over the long term. It relies on operational excellence, selective investments, open innovation and a network organization implemented by the Group worldwide. Through the commitment and inventiveness of its people, Air Liquide leverages energy and environment transition, changes in healthcare and digitization, and delivers greater value to all its stakeholders.

Air Liquide's revenue amounted to 21 billion euros in 2018 and its solutions that protect life and the environment represented more than 40% of sales. Air Liquide is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (compartment A) and belongs to the CAC 40, EURO STOXX 50 and FTSE4Good indexes.

SOURCE Air Liquide China