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                    The magazine of the Air Liquide Group | Industry of the future

                    Augmented reality, Big data, Internet of Industrial Things, additive manufacturing, blockchain, cybersecurity… The industry is undergoing a complete revolution to become more efficient and sustainable.

                    Industry of the future  | December 11, 2018

                    Hydrogen: forging the future with SMR-X™ technology

                    In 2018, Air Liquide signed a new contract with its long-standing strategic customer Covestro, a leading global supplier of high-tech polymer materials. The Group will produce hydrogen directly on Covestro’s site in Antwerp (Belgium) using its state of the art SMR-X™ technology. It will allow for hydrogen production while offering increased energy efficiency and a reduced carbon footprint. The unit will start operations in 2020.

                    Air Liquide - world leader in gases
                    Industry of the future  | November 08, 2018

                    Designing new solutions with our customers

                    Our customers are always looking for new solutions to improve their fabrication processes and the competitiveness of their offers. In this context, increasing the quality of welding or cutting represents a key asset, in particular for metal manufacturers. To address this challenge, Air Liquide has opened an Advanced Fabrication Center (AFC) at its Delaware Innovation Campus, in the U.S. — the world’s biggest metal manufacturing market.

                    Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen
                    Industry of the future  | May 23, 2018
                    Understanding additive manufacturing
                    Industry of the future

                    "With Connect, Air Liquide has completed an important step in its digital transformation by beginning the large-scale deployment of the factory of the future"

                    Guy Salzgeber
                    Executive Vice President, Europe Industries Hub Executive Vice President
                    Industry of the future  | January 02, 2018
                    Smart innovative operations
                    Industry of the future  | November 01, 2017

                    Connect: digital technology at the heart of our plants

                    Leveraging its expertise in running production units and the multiple competencies acquired in recent years, Connect is part of Air Liquide’s quest to invent the plant of the future. Developed within Air Liquide France Industrie by multi-disciplinary teams, this project combines their skill set and the many possibilities offered by digital technologies: connected eyewear, tablets, 3D modeling, etc. Below, a review of these game-changing innovations.