BOC signs up with Linde

Industrial gas giant BOC recently signed an agreement with German rival Linde which will see them combine some of their US businesses to help cut costs. Both companies – which rank among the world“s …

Industrial gas giant BOC recently signed an agreement with German rival Linde which will see them combine some of their US businesses to help cut costs. Both companies – which rank among the world“s biggest industrial gas businesses – have seen profit growth hurt by the global economic downturn which has affected demand from customers in sectors like manufacturing.