Linde AG and Praxair, Inc. in merger talks

August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016

Linde AG and Praxair, Inc. have confirmed that the two companies are in preliminary talks regarding a potential merger. Discussions are reported as being ongoing and as yet have not resulted in any definitive results or agreements.

In the 2015 financial year the Linde Group generated revenue of EUR 17.944 billion, making it one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world.  The company has approximately 65,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with sales of $11 billion in 2015, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide with 26,000 employees in more than 50 countries. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases and high-performance surface coatings.   |

August 16, 2016

In the latest issue of PM Review…

Download PDF

Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Phoenix Sintered Metals: A story of transformation, growth and community from America’s PM heartland
  • World PM2024 Yokohama: The stage is set for the PM industry to find a path to sustainable growth
  • The state of Europe’s hard magnets industry and the challenge of optimising the mass production of Nd2Fe14B permanent magnets

The latest news from the world of metal powders, delivered to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of PM Review, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Join our community

Discover our magazine archive…

The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.


Browse the archive


Looking for PM production equipment, metal powders, R&D support and more?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our
advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of PM Review magazine.

  • Powders & materials
  • Powder process, classification & analysis
  • PM products
  • Atomisers & powder production technology
  • Compaction presses, tooling & ancillaries
  • Sintering equipment & ancillaries
  • Post-processing
  • Consulting & toll sintering
View online
Share via
Copy link