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The Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces 2011
Air Liquide

Employees in region:
1,101
Sector:
Manufacturing
HQ location:
Houston, TX

www.us.airliquide.com

Top Workplace
’10, ’11

About Air Liquide

Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, and is present in over 80 countries with 43,600 employees. Oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air Liquide’s activities since its creation in 1902. Using these molecules, Air Liquide continuously reinvents its business, anticipating the needs of current and future markets. The Group innovates to enable progress, to achieve dynamic growth and a consistent performance. Innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry’s energy use, recover and reuse natural resources or develop the energies of tomorrow, such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy… Oxygen for hospitals, homecare, fighting nosocomial infections… Air Liquide combines many products and technologies to develop valuable applications and services not only for its customers but also for society. A partner for the long term, Air Liquide relies on employee commitment, customer trust and shareholder support to pursue its vision of sustainable, competitive growth. The diversity of Air Liquide’s teams, businesses, markets and geographic presence provides a solid and sustainable base for its development and strengthens its ability to push back its own limits, conquer new territories and build its future. Air Liquide explores the best that air can offer to preserve life, staying true to its sustainable development approach. In 2010, the Group’s revenues amounted to €13.5 billion, of which almost 80% were earned outside France. Air Liquide is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40 and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.

What employees say

“My manager continues to add responsibilities to my job as my experience and ability allow, which ensures the position stays interesting and challenging.”
“I like the direction we are taking in developing new energy sources, and I like growing in different parts of the world.”
“We are in a growth mode. It all comes down to shareholder value. It's the only company I know that stock actually gets handed down generation to generation.”
“Allows me to speak freely and is open-minded to new ideas.”
“I receive constant feedback from my managers about the work I perform, and receive encouragement in difficult times. When mistakes are made, they are corrected constructively.”
“Set expectations and communicate results. I always know where we stand.”
“I have the finance, freedom and flexibility that I want from my employer.”
“I have the freedom and flexibility to be creative and make a difference”
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