About the Company

Linde India formerly BOC India (BOCI) is engaged in manufacturing of industrial gases and undertaking engineering projects. Incorporated in 1935 as the Indian Oxygen and Acetylene Company, it is subsidiary of the Linde Group.

The company supplies more than 20,000 gases and mixtures - that makes steel plants more efficient, helps conserving environment, preservation of food, helping hospitals sustain lives and in general makes customers more productive.

The company owns one of the Asia’s largest air separation units. The company owns more than 20 manufacturing units, 40 warehouses and depots, 100 dealers and more than 100 dedicated tankers in the distribution fleet.


Industrial Gases- BOCI is the largest industrial gases company in India. It produces range of industrial gases that includes atmospheric gases and process gases. Under atmospheric gases, it produces Argon, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Krypton, Xenon and Neon.

Under process Gases it produces Hydrogen, Helium, Carbon dioxide, Acetylene, and Speciality gases. The company has capability to produces gases in pure form or in mixtures for a very wide variety of industrial purposes.

Medical Gases- The company is largest supplier of medical gases in India. Under this the company produces medical oxygen, nitrous oxide, home care products, oxygen concentrators and entonox.

Speciality Gases- The company manufactures and markets 20,000 special gases and mixtures. These gases cater to various industries such as Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Electronics, Semi-conductor, Paper, Cement, Power, Refineries, Hospitals and Universities.

Projects- This division is engineering and technology centre that is engaged in design, project engineering and execution. The company has an engineering and execution experience in the field of  steel manufacturing, food processing, electronics, waste water treatment, chemical processes, coating high performance glass, metal cutting and fabrication, high pressure water de-scaling, surface treatment of raw materials, sophisticated clean room engineering processes, fertilizers, petrochemicals, defence, space research and many others.

Important events


Enters North India market with its stand alone ASU of 221 tpd capacity


Brings on stream its 420 tpd ASU in Kalinganagar, Odisha for Jindal Stainless Acquisition of Cryogenic Food GasesCommencement of commercial Production at the Company's 418 tpd Air Separation Unit at Kalinganagar, Orissa.


Starts construction of two large ASUs in Kalinganagar in Odisha, each with a capacity 1,200 tpd of gases to supply Tata Steel's greenfield steelworks from 2014Company has changed its name from BOC India Ltd. to Linde India Ltd.


BOC India rebrands as Linde India


Linde India launches its first dedicated cylinder filling site for healthcare medical gases at Siliguri
-Linde India sets up new facility in West Bengal

Parent OrganizationLinde India Ltd.Managing DirectorAbhijit Banerjee
Founded1935NSE SymbolLINDEINDIA