AIR LIQUIDE is a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health. With 64,500 employees in 80 countries, Air Liquide serves more than 3.8 million customers and patients.
Around 3,750 employees work for companies in the Air Liquide Group in Germany.
The trust of its customers and partners makes Air Liquide a market leader in Germany – with a view to economic performance, investments and innovative strength.
The company supplies numerous industries, such as B. the aviation, automotive, food and beverage, chemical and electronics industries, the energy industry and the health sector and is also heavily involved in the implementation of hydrogen energy transition projects.
Given the urgency to tackle climate change, ambitious emission reduction targets have been set by various aviation regulatory bodies and institutions around the world. This requires the development of breakthrough technologies, among which the use of liquid hydrogen, stored on board at cryogenic temperatures, to power airplanes represents a promising solution. We will present Air Liquide’s expertise and current investments in the industrial production and utilization of liquid Hydrogen that will pave the way for future liquid hydrogen commercial aircraft.
Mélanie Petitjean is Aerospace Market Manager for Air Liquide, responsible for strategic initiatives in the context of Energy Transition with a focus on hydrogen for cleaner aviation. Graduated from an engineering school, she has a PhD in atmospheric chemistry on contrails. Mélanie Petitjean began her professional career by successively holding positions in research and development, engineering and sales, always in innovative fields.