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:
Henkel Ag And Co. Kgaa
sales of 20.03 billion Euro [US$23.59 billion]
of which 38%
was Industrial Adhesives),
(17.11 billion Euro [US$20.16 billion]
Evonik Industries Ag
based in Germany
(14.42 billion Euro [US$16.98 billion]
of which 37%
was Resource Efficiency).
Air Liquide reported sales of 20.35 billion Euro (US$23.97 billion)
December of 2017.
increase of 12.2%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 18.13 billion Euro.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Air Liquide.
Sales of Gas and Services saw an increase
13.3% in 2017, from
17.33 billion Euro to 19.64 billion Euro.
Not all segments of Air Liquide experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Engineering fell 29.3% to 335.10 million Euro.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).