Air Liquide operates in the Industrial gases sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Air Liquide with three other
chemical manufacturers in Europe:
sales of 16.95 billion Euro [US$18.96 billion]
of which 88%
was Gases Division),
Henkel Ag And Co. Kgaa
(18.71 billion Euro [US$20.93 billion]
of which 38%
was Industrial Adhesives), and
Evonik Industries Ag
based in Germany
(12.73 billion Euro [US$14.24 billion]
of which 35%
was Resource Efficiency).
Air Liquide reported sales of 18.13 billion Euro (US$20.29 billion)
December of 2016.
increase of 10.7%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 16.38 billion Euro.
This was the third consecutive year of growth at Air Liquide.
Sales of Gas and Services saw an increase
17.5% in 2016, from
14.75 billion Euro to 17.33 billion Euro.
Not all segments of Air Liquide experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Engineering fell 38.8% to 473.80 million Euro.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).