The Linde Group has a history of over 130 years built on a heritage of innovation with a strong focus on technology. The company’s founder, Carl von Linde, invented refrigeration technology and pioneered a process of air separation. Today, we are a global market leader in gases and engineering solutions.
In Pakistan, Linde has led and contributed to the development of the industrial gases industry for more than 70 years, providing global solutions with a local outlook, each customised to the specific needs of our customers.
We supply products to more than 4000 customers from a wide spectrum of industries ranging from chemicals and petrochemicals to steel, food and healthcare. Our team of nearly 400 trained and professional staff manages 24-hour operations at ten major industrial locations across the country to support our customers wherever they may be located.
Our legacies are pioneering and sustaining technologies for the local industries. Our heritage is our partnership with our customers and enabling them to become leaders in their fields.
Indian Oxygen and Acetylene Company
Liaison office opened in Karachi
|1949||Pakistan Oxygen and Acetylene Company (Pvt.) Limited registered|
|1958||Renamed Pakistan Oxygen Limited ( POL) and becomes a public limited company with 60% BOC Group holding and 40% local public shareholding. Company is listed on the Stock Exchange|
Renamed as BOC Pakistan Ltd. No change in pattern of shareholding
|1997||BOC Pakistan becomes a strategic partner for Lotte PTA for Nitrogen and Hydrogen supply. Installs Pakistan’s largest Air Separation Unit at that time capable of producing up to 100 tons per day of Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon. Also invests in an Electrolytic Hydrogen Plant|
|2000||Becomes a strategic supplier for PARCO, the country’s largest refinery, through on-site MicroLN generator. Also sets up an ASU at Taxila for meeting increased Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon demand in Northern Pakistan|
|2004||BOC Pakistan invests in 60 tons per day CO2 plant in Multan to meet the demand from the beverage sector in Pakistan|
Linde and BOC merge to form The Linde Group. BOC Pakistan becomes a member of The Linde Group
|2008||Invests Rs. 214 million in 23 tons per day CO2 plant at Port Qasim to ensure reliable product availability for key beverage customers|
New Nitrous Oxide plant commissioned at Lahore
|2010||BOC Pakistan announces Rs. 2 billion investment to build Pakistan’s largest air separation plant in Lahore capable of producing up to 150 tons per day of oxygen, nitrogen and argon|
BOC Pakistan re-brands as Linde Pakistan on 19 September