IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: North America

Air Products and Praxair Earnings Rise on Strong Demand

6:39 AM MDT | July 24, 2008 | Kerri Walsh

Industrial gases producers reported a strong second quarter. Praxair’s net income increased 20%, to $342 million ($1.08)/share, on sales up 23%, to $2.9 billion. The consensus of analysts' estimates as reported by First Call (Boston) was for $1.06/share). Operating profit rose 24%, to $543 million because of higher pricing and cost savings from productivity programs, Praxair says. Sales were up in all regions led by South America and Asia, the company says. “Our results reflect strong sales growth in Asia and South America due to the high level of...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa