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Industrial Gases Still Flying High

1:43 PM MDT | March 7, 2007 | Robert Westervelt

Strong energy and robust manufacturing growth as well as exposure to fast-growing markets in China and other developing countries has pushed industrial gases sales and earnings higher in recent years. Air Liquide, Air Products, and Praxair all reported double-digit gains in sales and earnings during 2006. Linde reports full-year results on March 12 and is expected to report similar gains. Consolidation and high utilization rates have given producers strong operating rate leverage that has enabled earnings growth to exceed 10%/year the past two years. M&A...

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