*Air Liquide would be clear global leader in industrial gases. PARIS, Nov 18- French industrial gases company Air Liquide's proposed $13.4 billion acquisition of U.S. rival Airgas Inc was lauded by analysts on Wednesday for its strategic rationale but questioned over the bumper price. Analysts said that buying Airgas, the leader in U.S. packaged gases, will help...
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June 26- A headless body daubed with Arabic writing was found on Friday at a factory in southeast France owned by Air Products and Chemicals Inc, a U.S.-based industrial gas and chemicals company. *Founded in 1940, the Allentown, Pennsylvania- based company reported $991.7 million in net income on $10.4 billion in sales in its most recent fiscal year.
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