Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company. The CGA is an industry organization dedicated to the development and promotion of safety standards and safe practices in the industrial gases industry.
“I am truly honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Murphy. “Safety is a critical factor in the industrial gases industry, and is Linde’s most important core value. There is no other award that I would rather receive than one for safety.”
The Chart Industries Award is presented each year to an individual who best exemplifies the character, commitment, and excellence prevalent in the volunteers from the CGA member companies. It was awarded this year to Pat Murphy because he has “consistently and tirelessly taken on the responsibility to uphold and further the mission of the CGA -- to develop and promote safety standards and safe practices for the industrial gas industry.”
The Linde Group is a world leading gases and engineering company with almost 52,000 employees working in around 100 countries worldwide. In the 2008 financial year it achieved sales of EUR 12.7 billion (USD 15.9 billion). The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards sustainable earnings-based growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services.
Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. Linde is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com.
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