Air Liquide America is a part of Air Liquide, which offers gas and energy solutions to industries around the world. Founded in 1902, Air Liquide provides gases that are used in producing glass, cement, paper, health care items, electronic chips, food products and chemicals. In addition to nitrogen, argon, acetylene, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, helium and oxygen, the company supplies specialty gases and mixtures for a variety of applications. It maintains a pipeline network of more than 7,000 kilometer. Air Liquide delivers gases in bulk containers and cylinders, as well as produces on-site. The company offers specialty gases under the ALPHAGAZ, CALGAZ, PHARGALIS and ARCAL brands. Air Liquide also offers waste cylinder disposal, training, maintenance and dry ice blasting services. It has more than 42,000 employees in over 70 countries.