Bridgewater, NJ, & Houston, TX, U.S., September 13, 2017 – Linde Americas, a member of The Linde Group, today announces a donation of USD $100,000 to the American Red Cross in Southeast Texas, as the state continues to battle the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Currently, approximately 7,500 people remain in shelters provided by the Red Cross.
“Our thoughts remain with the millions of people, including Linde employees and their families, who continue to face a long road to recovery from the unprecedented hurricane destruction in the region,” said Jens Luehring, President, Linde Americas Gases. “We hope that all those impacted by the flooding and other after-effects will be able to return to their homes and communities quickly and safely. As a company, we are committed to doing our part to help.”
Linde has also pledged to match its employees’ donations to the Red Cross.
“As a Texas native and fellow Houstonian, it gives me great pride to see such tremendous fortitude amid this incredible devastation,” said Jason Cooper, Managing Director, Linde Engineering North America. “We will continue to pull together to support our employees, neighbors and the communities in which we live and work.”
Linde Americas has 25 sites in the state of Texas including its largest Air Separation and Gasifier unit in the Americas located in La Porte. Linde manufactures and supplies industrial and medical gases and gases related technology across the country.
About Linde LLC in North America
Linde Americas and Linde Engineering North America are members of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company. In the 2016 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of USD 17.9 bn (EUR 16.948 bn), with approximately 60,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable 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. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.