Nippon Sanso Holdings Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial gases and equipment. It operates through the following segments: Gas Business in Japan, Gas Business in the United States, Gas Business in Europe, Gas Business in Asia and Oceania, and Thermos. The Gas Business in Japan segment manufactures and sells industrial gases, electronic equipment, and medical devices and provides these to manufacturers in the steel, chemicals, electronics, and transportation industries in Japan. The Gas Business in the United States segment supplies packaged and bulk gases in the United States. The Gas Business in Europe segment provides industrial gases and deals with helium-related business in 12 European markets namely Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Ireland, and France. The Gas Business in Asia and Oceania segment supplies industrial gases to manufacturers in Southeast Asia, China, and India. It also handles electronic-related businesses in China, Taiwan, and South Korea. The Thermos segment offers household goods. The company was founded on October 30, 1910 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.