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Bartosz Dabrowski

UPDATE 2-French IT firm Atos targets 2021 rebound but margins disappoint

Feb 18 2021

Feb 18 French IT consulting group Atos said on Thursday it was aiming for a sales rebound in 2021, recovering from a dip caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but its margin guidance disappointed investors, sending shares lower.

Linde targets hydrogen investments as raises 2020 growth outlook

Nov 05 2020

Linde is considering targeted investments in hydrogen, the U.S.-German company said on Thursday as it raised its full-year earnings forecast after increased industrial gas volumes and higher pricing led to a better-than-expected third quarter.

Industrial gas producer Linde aims to grow in healthcare, electronics

Jul 30 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

May 14 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

May 06 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

Feb 13 2020

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

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