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Bartosz Dabrowski

Industrial gas producer Linde aims to grow in healthcare, electronics

30 Jul 2020

U.S.-German industrial gas maker Linde plans to continue investing in healthcare and electronics as it reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday, saying higher operating margins helped offset a virus-hit drop in volumes.

Brickmaker Wienerberger sees all plants open by June as European construction recovers

14 May 2020

Austrian construction materials firm Wienerberger aims to reopen all its manufacturing operations by the end of June, predicting a return of most construction in Europe that will bring back 80% of demand, its CEO said on Thursday.

Disinfectant demand helps Lanxess beat profit forecasts, but harder virus hit coming

06 May 2020

German specialty chemicals maker Lanxess reported slightly stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, with firm demand for disinfectant ingredients offsetting a coronavirus-driven slump in engineering plastics.

UPDATE 2-Industrial gases giant Linde rises to record share high, bets on growth

13 Feb 2020

* CEO sees no significant coronavirus impact (Updates after conference call, adds quotes, context)

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