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us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel
us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServiceExcludingDepreciationDepletionAndAmortization

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:InterestAndDebtExpense

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperations

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAttributableToNoncontrollingEntity

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:Assets

us-gaap:Liabilities

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoods

us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebt
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingCapitalNet

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebt

lin:AdditionsReductionsToNoncontrollingInterests
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

lin:AmortizationOfMergerRelatedInventoryStepUpCosts
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
lin:DerivativesusedinNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreasesinceinceptionGrossofTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

lin:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeEquityMethodInvestmentsNoncontrollingInterest

lin:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiability

lin:OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlanReclassifiedToIncomeStatement
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
lin:PurchaseAccountingAdjustments

lin:SharesEarnedAndIssuableUnderCompensationPlans

lin:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentAndEmployeeStockPurchasePlan
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

lin:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEmployeeSavingsAndIncentivePlans
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

lin:TransactionCostsAndOtherChargesNetOfTax

lin:TransactionCostsAndOtherChargesTransactionCostsNetOfTax

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:CashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:CashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid
us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByBenchmark, us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByType
us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskPercentage1
us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByBenchmark, us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByType, us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel
us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByBenchmark, us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByType, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanRecognizedNetGainLossDueToSettlements1
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost

us-gaap:DepreciationAndAmortization
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsNotDesignatedAsHedgingInstrumentsGainLossNet
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DiscontinuedOperationIncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationNetOfTaxPerDilutedShare

us-gaap:DividendsCash
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness

us-gaap:IncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTax

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxAttributableToReportingEntity

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerDilutedShare

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInFairValueOfInterestRateFairValueHedgingInstruments1

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivitiesContinuingOperations

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivitiesContinuingOperations

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesContinuingOperations

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToNonredeemableNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NetPeriodicDefinedBenefitsExpenseReversalOfExpenseExcludingServiceCostComponent
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationBeforeTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentBeforeReclassificationAdjustmentsAndTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax

us-gaap:OtherNoncashIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherNonrecurringIncomeExpense
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OtherOperatingIncomeExpenseNet

us-gaap:PaymentsForRestructuring
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesAndInterestInAffiliates

us-gaap:PensionContributions

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSalesOfBusinessAffiliateAndProductiveAssets

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts

us-gaap:RestructuringCharges
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

us-gaap:RestructuringReserveSettledWithoutCash2
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

us-gaap:RestructuringReserveTranslationAdjustment
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesIssuedBasic
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
lin:DerivativeInstrumentGainLossRecognizedInOtherComprehensiveIncomeEffectivePortionNetOfTax

lin:FundedStatusObligationsTaxes

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableGrossCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableGrossNoncurrent

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:AociLossCashFlowHedgeCumulativeGainLossAfterTax
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:CommercialPaper

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerAssetNetCurrent

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:DebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFairValue
us-gaap:Range
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureEmployerContributionsRemainderOfFiscalYear

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationConsideration

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue

us-gaap:InventoryRawMaterials

us-gaap:InventoryWorkInProcess
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:NotesPayableRelatedPartiesCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherShortTermBorrowings

us-gaap:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterestEquityCarryingAmount

us-gaap:RestructuringReserve
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

us-gaap:ShortTermBorrowings

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:TreasuryStockShares

Tables

  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
us-gaap:CommonStockValue ██████▁1000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.026827.0NANA26827.026827.026827.0NA
us-gaap:CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare █▁████0.010.0010.010.010.010.01NANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued ██████▁5525525525525525510NANA00NANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized ██████▁1750175017501750175017500NANA00NANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding █████▆▁▁▁▁▁▁▁534540543546549461291290290290289288287
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic █████▆▁▁▁▁▁▁▁531536539542545457288287287286286286285
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▅▅▆▅▅█▆▆▆▅▁▆▆1.070.94999999999999971.360.970.958.391.61.671.610.11-11.631.421.36
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▃▃▃▃▃█▁▃▃▃▃▃▃1.070.94000000000000041.350.960.94388.99-182.161.651.59-45.17-11.63-18.511.35
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare ▁▁▂▁▁█▂▂▂1.070.941.350.950.86.271.61.671.61NANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare ▅▅▇▅▄▁███1.070.941.340.940.790.061.581.651.59NANANANA
  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax ▇████▆▁▂▁▁▁▁▁6739708070007204694458163024306129992953292228342728
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:APACSegment▇▇███▅▁▁▁133614061468151314521104447460435NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:AmericasSegment▇███▇▅▁▁▁267727372771277927062437186518651850NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:EMEASegment█████▆▁▁▁163316541634167316821379415435415NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:TotalSegments6739NANANA6914NANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel lin:Merchant▇███▇▅▁▁▁170217831809181516591526102210371010NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel lin:OnSite▇▇▇██▆▁▁▁148515361518158816101439906885885NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel lin:OtherDistributionMethods▇█▇█▇▅▁▁▁11011276114812521121883261265262NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel lin:PackagedGas█████▆▁▁▁245124852525254925542017819857826NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments lin:Merchant,lin:AmericasSegment726NA760735704NA690697694NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments lin:PackagedGas,lin:AmericasSegment1275NA130313151287NA581601591NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments lin:PackagedGas,lin:EMEASegment▇▇▇██▆▁▁▁811816815842874698187202184NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments lin:APACSegment▇▇███▅▁▁▁133614061468151314521104447460435NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments lin:AmericasSegment2677NA277127792706NA186518651850NANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments lin:EMEASegment█████▆▁▁▁163316541634167316821379415435415NANANANA
us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServiceExcludingDepreciationDepletionAndAmortization ▇█▇██▇▁▁▁384341874061428041163955169817061661NANANANA
us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense ▇█▇▇▇▆▁▁▁444944454642232424NANANANA
us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense █████▆▁▁▁861844850884879718294307310NANANANA
us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss ▃▂▃▂▂█▁▂▂▁▁▁▂73365510006696093236-4689653-100567
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:APACSegment▇███▇▂▁▁▁281300310310278143108108106NANANANA
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:AmericasSegment▇██▇▅▄▂▂▁661676671646585562498510483NANANANA
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:EMEASegment██▇▇█▄▁▁▁355353335332347214879387NANANANA
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:EngineeringSegment▆▆█▇▆▂▁▁▁9193120997814000NANANANA
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,lin:TotalSegments1352NA138613251229891700713672NANANANA
us-gaap:InterestAndDebtExpense ▄▂▁▂▃█▅▅▆248-3102372404446NANANANA
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax ▁█▄▅▆▇▆▅▆-27151352-1189-162132539-87-643115NANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperations ▁▁▂▁▁█▁▁▁5715077285134352870461480462NANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▁▁▂▁▁█▁▁▁6065347315424652837480499472NANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAttributableToNoncontrollingEntity █▇▅▇▇▁▆▆▅352732930-33191910NANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit ▁▁▃▁▁█▁▁▁165162298169140817156158148NA0NANA
us-gaap:ProfitLoss ▁▁▂▁▁█▁▁▁6085387375515532953480498471NANANANA
 us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:Parent▁▁▂▁▁█▁▁▁5735117355225172978461480462NANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax ▁▅▃▄▄█▃▃▄-20011297-4883807384032-4-136580NA0NANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▁█▂▄▃▆▅▄▅-7188-478-305212-221NANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▁▆▃▄▅█▄▄▅-20721385-5353887083230413-138601NANANANA
us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss ▂▂▃▂▂█▁▂▂▁▁▁▂5735117355225172978-4480462-100389
  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
us-gaap:Assets ▇▇▇███▁8436986612843948718991641933868NANA9NANANA
us-gaap:Liabilities █▄▁▃▄▇371263497733086342953499436290NANANA13914NANANA
us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity ▇▇▇███▁8436986612843948718991641933868NANA9NANANA
us-gaap:StockholdersEquity ▇█████▁447764907448953505645117551596-11NANA-100NA
  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
us-gaap:AssetsCurrent ▃▂▁▂▆█11513103529812106811508817272NANANA3285NANANA
us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue ▆▄▄▄█▆▁4014270021202686579144660NANA00NANA
us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent ▁▅▄█▆▅408443224238448343904297NANANA1710NANANA
us-gaap:InventoryNet ▆▇▁█▃▁168916971653170816671651NANANA614NANANA
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Common Stock Value

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-04-18
Value1000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.026827.026827.026827.026827.025000.0
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.30.30.00.00.0

Common Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share

us-gaap:CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-10-31
Value0.010.0010.010.010.010.010.001
Percentage of CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Shares Issued

Common Stock Shares Issued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-10-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-04-18
Value5525525525525525515510000
Percentage of CommonStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Outstanding

Common Stock Shares Authorized

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-04-18
Value1750175017501750175017500000
Percentage of CommonStockSharesAuthorized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value534540543546549461291290290290289288287
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value531536539542545457288287287286286286285
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value1.070.94999999999999971.360.970.958.391.61.671.610.11-11.631.421.36
Percentage of EarningsPerShareBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-06-302017-03-31
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Income Loss From Continuing Operations Per Basic Share

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1.070.941.350.950.86.271.61.671.61
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Income Loss From Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-02-28
Value1.070.941.340.940.790.066.221.581.651.590.04
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value6739708070007204694458163024306129992953292228342728
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItems



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value030
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItems0.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:APACSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value133614061468151314521104447460435
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax19.819.921.021.020.919.014.815.014.5
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us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:AmericasSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value267727372771277927062437186518651850
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax39.738.739.638.639.041.961.760.961.7
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us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:EMEASegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value163316541634167316821379415435415
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax24.223.423.323.224.223.713.714.213.8
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us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:EngineeringSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value608770641752636459000
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.010.99.210.49.27.90.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments lin:EngineeringSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:TotalSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value67396914
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.099.6
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us-gaap:OperatingSegments, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value485513486487467422281284
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.27.26.96.86.77.39.39.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel

lin:Merchant



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value170217831809181516591526102210371010
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax25.325.225.825.223.926.233.833.933.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax25.325.225.825.223.926.233.833.933.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:Merchant100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OnSite



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value148515361518158816101439906885885
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax22.021.721.722.023.224.730.028.929.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax22.021.721.722.023.224.730.028.929.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OnSite100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OtherDistributionMethods



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value11011276114812521121883261265262
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.318.016.417.416.115.28.68.78.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.318.016.417.416.115.28.68.78.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OtherDistributionMethods100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:PackagedGas



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value245124852525254925542017819857826
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax36.435.136.135.436.834.727.128.027.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax36.435.136.135.436.834.727.128.027.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:PackagedGas100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

lin:Merchant, lin:APACSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value459509523551497376155156138
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.87.27.57.67.26.55.15.14.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.87.27.57.67.26.55.15.14.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:Merchant lin:APACSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:Merchant, lin:AmericasSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value726760735704690697694
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.810.910.210.122.822.823.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:Merchant lin:AmericasSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:Merchant, lin:EMEASegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value470479474476427385147153148
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.06.86.86.66.16.64.95.04.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.06.86.86.66.16.64.95.04.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:Merchant lin:EMEASegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:Merchant, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value4748525331273031
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.70.70.70.70.40.51.01.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.70.70.70.70.40.51.01.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:Merchant us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OnSite, lin:APACSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value492499497534530424240248245
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.37.07.17.47.67.37.98.18.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.37.07.17.47.67.37.98.18.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OnSite lin:APACSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OnSite, lin:AmericasSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value650676699703585559559
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.69.79.710.119.318.318.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.69.79.710.119.318.318.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OnSite lin:AmericasSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OnSite, lin:EMEASegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value343357345355377296817881
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.15.04.94.95.45.12.72.52.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.15.04.94.95.45.12.72.52.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OnSite lin:EMEASegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OtherDistributionMethods, lin:APACSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value251548423217121
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.20.70.60.50.30.00.10.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.20.70.60.50.30.00.10.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OtherDistributionMethods lin:APACSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OtherDistributionMethods, lin:AmericasSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value26323012986
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.50.40.20.30.30.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.50.40.20.30.30.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OtherDistributionMethods lin:AmericasSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:OtherDistributionMethods, lin:EMEASegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value920040022
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.00.00.00.10.00.00.10.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.00.00.00.10.00.00.10.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OtherDistributionMethods lin:EMEASegment100.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0

lin:OtherDistributionMethods, lin:EngineeringSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value608770641752636459000
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.010.99.210.49.27.90.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.010.99.210.49.27.90.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OtherDistributionMethods lin:EngineeringSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

lin:OtherDistributionMethods, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value433459427428466392251253
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.46.56.15.96.76.78.38.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.46.56.15.96.76.78.38.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:OtherDistributionMethods us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:PackagedGas, lin:APACSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value360383400386393287515451
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.35.45.75.45.74.91.71.81.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.35.45.75.45.74.91.71.81.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:PackagedGas lin:APACSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:PackagedGas, lin:AmericasSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1275130313151287581601591
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax18.918.618.318.519.219.619.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax18.918.618.318.519.219.619.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:PackagedGas lin:AmericasSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:PackagedGas, lin:EMEASegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value811816815842874698187202184
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.011.511.611.712.612.06.26.66.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.011.511.611.712.612.06.26.66.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:PackagedGas lin:EMEASegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:PackagedGas, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value56760300
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.10.10.10.00.10.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.10.10.10.00.10.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:PackagedGas us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

lin:APACSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value133614061468151314521104447460435
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax19.819.921.021.020.919.014.815.014.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax19.819.921.021.020.919.014.815.014.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:APACSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:AmericasSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value2677277127792706186518651850
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax39.739.638.639.061.760.961.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax39.739.638.639.061.760.961.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:AmericasSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:EMEASegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value163316541634167316821379415435415
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax24.223.423.323.224.223.713.714.213.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax24.223.423.323.224.223.713.714.213.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:EMEASegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:EngineeringSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value608770641752636459000
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.010.99.210.49.27.90.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.010.99.210.49.27.90.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax lin:EngineeringSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CorporateAndOther



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value485513486487497422281284
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.27.26.96.87.27.39.39.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.27.26.96.87.27.39.39.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Cost Of Goods And Service Excluding Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServiceExcludingDepreciationDepletionAndAmortization



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value384341874061428041163955169817061661
Percentage of CostOfGoodsAndServiceExcludingDepreciationDepletionAndAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax57.059.158.059.459.368.056.255.755.4

Cost Of Goods Sold Excluding Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

Research And Development Expense

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value444944454642232424
Percentage of ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.70.70.60.60.70.70.80.80.8

General And Administrative Expense

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value861844850884879718294307310
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.811.912.112.312.712.39.710.010.3

Operating Income Loss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value73365510006696093236-4689653-100606567
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.99.314.39.38.855.6-0.222.521.8-0.0-0.00.021.420.8

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:APACSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value281300310310278143108108106
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss38.345.831.046.345.64.4-2371.615.716.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.24.24.44.34.02.53.63.53.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments lin:APACSegment21.021.321.120.519.113.024.223.524.4

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:AmericasSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value661676671646585562498510483
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss90.2103.267.196.696.117.4-10935.674.074.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.89.59.69.08.49.716.516.716.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments lin:AmericasSegment24.724.724.223.221.623.126.727.326.1

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:EMEASegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value355353335332347214879387
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss48.453.933.549.657.06.6-1910.413.513.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.35.04.84.65.03.72.93.02.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments lin:EMEASegment21.721.320.519.820.615.521.021.421.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:EngineeringSegment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value9193120997814000
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss12.414.212.014.812.80.4-0.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.41.31.71.41.10.20.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments lin:EngineeringSegment15.012.118.713.212.33.10.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, lin:TotalSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1352138613251229891700713672
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss184.4138.6198.1201.827.5-15371.4103.5102.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax20.119.818.417.715.323.123.322.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments lin:TotalSegments20.10.00.017.80.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-36-74-50-62-60-4272
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss-4.9-11.3-5.0-9.3-9.9-1.3-153.70.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.5-1.0-0.7-0.9-0.9-0.70.20.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments us-gaap:CorporateAndOther-7.4-14.4-10.3-12.7-12.8-10.02.50.7

Interest And Debt Expense

us-gaap:InterestAndDebtExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value248-3102372404446
Percentage of InterestAndDebtExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.1-0.00.10.31.21.31.41.5

Interest Expense Debt

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Foreign Currency Transaction And Translation Adjustment Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-27151352-1189-162132539-87-643115
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-40.319.1-17.0-2.21.99.3-2.9-21.03.8

Income Loss From Continuing Operations

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperations



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value5715077285134352870461480462
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.57.210.47.16.349.315.215.715.4

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value6065347315424652837480499472
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.07.510.47.56.748.815.916.315.7

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Domestic

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Foreign

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Attributable To Noncontrolling Entity

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAttributableToNoncontrollingEntity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value352732930-33191910
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAttributableToNoncontrollingEntity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.50.40.00.40.4-0.60.60.60.3

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value1651622981691408171561581480
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.42.34.32.32.014.05.25.24.90.0

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value6085387375515532953480498471
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.07.610.57.68.050.815.916.315.7

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value352722936-2519189
Percentage of ProfitLoss5.85.00.35.36.5-0.84.03.61.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.50.40.00.40.5-0.40.60.60.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value5735117355225172978461480462
Percentage of ProfitLoss94.295.099.794.793.5100.896.096.498.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.57.210.57.27.451.215.215.715.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value-20011297-4883807384032-4-1365800
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-29.718.3-7.05.310.669.3-0.1-4.419.3-0.0

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-7188-478-305212-221
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.11.2-0.70.1-0.40.90.4-0.10.7

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-20721385-5353887083230413-138601
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-30.719.6-7.65.410.255.513.7-4.520.0

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value5735117355225172978-4480462-100406389
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.57.210.57.27.451.2-0.215.715.4-0.0-0.00.014.314.3

Assets

us-gaap:Assets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value84369866128439487189916419338689
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value37126349773308634295349943629013914
Percentage of Liabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets44.040.439.239.338.238.9151002.4

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value84369866128439487189916419338689
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value447764907448953505645117551596-11-100
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets53.156.758.058.055.855.3-124.9-21.00.00.0

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value115131035298121068115088172723285
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.612.011.612.316.518.535650.6

Cash

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302016-12-312015-12-31
Value401427002120268657914466000524147
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.83.12.53.16.34.81.20.90.00.00.0

Accounts Receivable Net Current

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value4084432242384483439042971710
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.85.05.05.14.84.618557.9

Inventory Net

us-gaap:InventoryNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value168916971653170816671651614
Percentage of InventoryNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.02.02.02.01.81.86663.5

Inventory Finished Goods

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoods



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value9779709491009989991333
Percentage of InventoryFinishedGoods100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.11.11.21.11.13613.9

Other Assets Current

us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value12551140120211161203107789
Percentage of OtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.51.31.41.31.31.298.899.1

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value2741829064284602954029418297171182511249
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets32.533.633.733.932.131.8128331.40.0

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value26073270192626126947268202687432333117
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets30.931.231.130.929.328.835086.30.0

Intangible Assets Net Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value153391613715836158041594416223785
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets18.218.618.818.117.417.48519.3

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value40262013402542174371146200
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets4.82.34.84.84.81.60.00.0

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1549012160108831052111140129563307
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets18.414.012.912.112.213.935889.4

Accounts Payable Current

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value296532663071335831663219922
Percentage of AccountsPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.53.83.63.93.53.410006.1

Other Accrued Liabilities Current

Taxes Payable Current

Other Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value377235013572376841963758926
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.54.04.24.34.64.010049.5

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1202712224119921248213207138118762
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets14.314.114.214.314.414.895090.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

lin:EuroDenominated0.250NotesDue2022



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1110112911001147113011560
Percentage of LongTermDebt9.29.29.29.28.68.40.0
Percentage of Assets1.31.31.31.31.21.20.0
Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominated0.250NotesDue20220.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:EuroDenominated0.634NotesDue2020



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value5556545857580
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominated1.00NotesDue20280.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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lin:EuroDenominated1.652NotesDue2027



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominated1.75NotesDue20200.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:EuroDenominated1.875NotesDue2024



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value3563613543693643730
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Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominated1.875NotesDue20240.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:EuroDenominated1.90NotesDue2030



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominated1.90NotesDue20300.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominated2.00NotesDue20230.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:EuroDenominated3.875NotesDue2021



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value6947116997357327550
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Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominated3.875NotesDue20210.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:EuroDenominatedLongterm1.625NotesDue2025Member



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value547556540563556568594
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Percentage of Assets lin:EuroDenominatedLongterm1.625NotesDue2025Member0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:GBPDenominated5.875NotesDue2023



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:GBPDenominated5.875NotesDue20230.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:OtherInternationalLongTermDebtBorrowings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:OtherInternationalLongTermDebtBorrowings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:OtherUsLongTerm



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.0130.2
Percentage of Assets lin:OtherUsLongTerm0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:USLongterm2.25notesdue2020



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:USLongterm2.25notesdue20200.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:USLongterm2.65Notesdue2025



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets lin:USLongterm2.65Notesdue20250.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:USLongterm3.434NotesDue2026



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.20.20.20.0
Percentage of Assets lin:USLongterm3.434NotesDue20260.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
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Percentage of Assets0.60.60.60.60.50.5
Percentage of Assets lin:Us2Point20Percentnotesdue20220.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value599599599598598598598
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Percentage of Assets0.70.70.70.70.70.66489.8
Percentage of Assets lin:UsLongTerm245NoteDue20220.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:UsLongTerm300NotesDue2021



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value499499499498498498497
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Percentage of Assets0.60.60.60.60.50.55393.7
Percentage of Assets lin:UsLongTerm300NotesDue20210.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:UsLongTerm405NotesDue2021



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value499499499499499499498
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Percentage of Assets0.60.60.60.60.50.55404.6
Percentage of Assets lin:UsLongTerm405NotesDue20210.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

lin:Uslongterm270Notedue2023Member



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value499499498498498498
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Percentage of Assets lin:Uslongterm270Notedue2023Member0.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Pension And Other Postretirement Defined Benefit Plans Liabilities Noncurrent

Minority Interest

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Stockholders Equity

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
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Percentage of Assets53.156.758.058.055.855.3-124.9-21.00.00.0

Common Stock Value

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-04-18
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Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.30.30.00.00.0

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value168501684216810165551656916529-11-100
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets20.019.419.919.018.117.7-126.3-20.40.00.0

Treasury Stock Value

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value487231562443177213336297196
Percentage of TreasuryStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.83.62.92.01.50.778095.0

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value-7388-4814-5600-4377-4235-44560000
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Percentage of Assets-8.8-5.6-6.6-5.0-4.6-4.81.5-0.50.00.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-06-302017-03-31
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Profit Loss

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value6085387375515532953480498471
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.07.610.57.68.050.815.916.315.7

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value5735117355225172978461480462
Percentage of ProfitLoss94.295.099.794.793.5100.896.096.498.1
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Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

us-gaap:DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value1142109511951223306311
Percentage of DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Other Operating Capital Net

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingCapitalNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value90-323-44109165172363-50
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingCapitalNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Inventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value6220-124132-251982
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInInventories100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value8031015959865843827380351325
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

Proceeds From Issuance Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value164410232262
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value5315257795516261902503
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Payments For Repurchase Of Common Stock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value18287246845257255971
Percentage of PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value5315257795516261902503
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Equity Instruments Other Than Options Grants In Period

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value43312622162219174
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

Deferred Tax Assets Net

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

Unrecognized Tax Benefits Increases Resulting From Current Period Tax Positions

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

Cash And Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value401427002120268657914466600479545617524
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Proceeds From Repayments Of Short Term Debt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value3149455-220522-533330-135-275288
Percentage of ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:AdditionsReductionsToNoncontrollingInterests



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value232113-30748-320016
Percentage of AdditionsReductionsToNoncontrollingInterests100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value232113-30748-193016
Percentage of AdditionsReductionsToNoncontrollingInterests100.0100.0100.0100.0100.060.30.0100.0100.0

lin:AmortizationOfMergerRelatedInventoryStepUpCosts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value002010368000
Percentage of AmortizationOfMergerRelatedInventoryStepUpCosts0.00.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship

lin:DerivativesusedinNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreasesinceinceptionGrossofTax

us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging



Period End2020-03-31
Value206
Percentage of DerivativesusedinNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreasesinceinceptionGrossofTax100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

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Period End2020-03-31
Value29
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lin:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeEquityMethodInvestmentsNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value5895107035144312823467485457
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeEquityMethodInvestmentsNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiability



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value17668-19-84000
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiability100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

lin:OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlanReclassifiedToIncomeStatement



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-22-12-55-23-64-38-22-17-17
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlanReclassifiedToIncomeStatement100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

lin:PurchaseAccountingAdjustments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value488425515531714000
Percentage of PurchaseAccountingAdjustments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

lin:SharesEarnedAndIssuableUnderCompensationPlans



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Percentage of SharesEarnedAndIssuableUnderCompensationPlans100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentAndEmployeeStockPurchasePlan



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value00000212
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentAndEmployeeStockPurchasePlan0.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value00000212
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentAndEmployeeStockPurchasePlan0.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEmployeeSavingsAndIncentivePlans



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-18115-136-823153
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEmployeeSavingsAndIncentivePlans100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-18115-136-823153
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEmployeeSavingsAndIncentivePlans100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:TransactionCostsAndOtherChargesNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value951609011381239292118
Percentage of TransactionCostsAndOtherChargesNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

lin:TransactionCostsAndOtherChargesTransactionCostsNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
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Value0001000
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value113122111
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value121022110
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-84351553-21171414
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1000000.01000000.00.00.01000000.01000000.00.01000000.00.0
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value373034393938121212
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
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Value-521319417
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Value-4128-23
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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value-4624119220
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.00.010.010.020.150.240.00.00.0
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value511469471474477454238237237
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value511469471474477454238237237
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-17949-77-57819-15-51-13
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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value016470
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value352732930-63191910
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value75467210016835713178623643605
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value247989117000
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Value000079000
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value247982108000
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Value0.00.010.010.020.150.230.00.00.0
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Value172428283414131415
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Value927-11-379-4022-4419
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Value303330333
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Value413397642310133
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value413397642310133
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value01-361027000
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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Value0009-8-1000
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1220012375123401281913340137258969
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Range

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureEmployerContributionsRemainderOfFiscalYear

srt:Maximum



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value80100160160
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureEmployerContributionsRemainderOfFiscalYear100.0100.0100.0100.0

srt:Minimum



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value50859595
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureEmployerContributionsRemainderOfFiscalYear62.585.059.459.4

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value24616728616519119317
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:OtherCurrentLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value16754607850
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset67.932.321.047.326.2

us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentAssets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value142821098083126
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset57.749.138.148.543.565.3

us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value5945444348
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset24.026.915.426.125.1

us-gaap:PrepaidExpensesAndOtherCurrentAssets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value104851778510867
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset42.350.961.951.556.534.7

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

lin:BalanceSheetItems, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value6462152276824
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset26.037.153.116.435.612.4

lin:ForecastedPurchases, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1396341121
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset5.35.42.120.65.81.05.9

lin:ForecastedPurchases, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1614191113150
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset6.58.46.66.76.87.80.0

us-gaap:CommodityContract, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value061322140
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset0.03.64.513.37.30.0

us-gaap:CommodityContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value00000270
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset0.00.00.00.00.014.00.0

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value102355027571120
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset41.521.017.516.429.858.00.0

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value5139454326130
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset20.723.415.726.113.66.70.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value24616728616519119317
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value64566510053151
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset26.033.522.760.627.77.85.9

us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value18211122165138178
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset74.066.577.339.472.392.2

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value226991041219812118
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

lin:BalanceSheetItems, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value1093738412542
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability48.237.436.533.925.534.7

lin:ForecastedPurchases, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value243109830
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability10.63.09.67.48.22.50.0

lin:ForecastedPurchases, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value3215154110170
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability14.215.214.433.910.214.00.0

us-gaap:CommodityContract, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value1413230
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability6.21.02.91.73.10.0

us-gaap:CommodityContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value3000090
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability1.30.00.00.00.07.40.0

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value4440382442400
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability19.540.436.519.842.933.10.0

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value00030100
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability0.00.00.02.50.08.30.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value226991041219812118
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value387131521132
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability16.87.112.512.421.410.711.1

us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value188929110677108
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability83.292.987.587.678.689.3

us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value10471121121245811734
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value1865190818502164
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount17.815.814.818.4

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

lin:BalanceSheetItems, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value02760
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount0.00.20.00.0

lin:BalanceSheetItems, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value6896793684596357
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount65.965.567.954.2

lin:ForecastedPurchases, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value136464403158
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount1.33.83.21.3

lin:ForecastedPurchases, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value580748684945
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount5.56.25.58.1

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value994102910562110
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount9.58.58.518.0

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value1865190818502164
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount17.815.814.818.4

us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value2001239922592322
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount19.119.818.119.8

us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value84709713101999412
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount80.980.281.980.2

us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationConsideration

us-gaap:DiscontinuedOperationsDisposedOfBySale, lin:LindeChinaDivestiture



Period End2020-03-31
Value98
Percentage of DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationConsideration100.0

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value2728262932300
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:InventoryRawMaterials



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value374396373362355339224
Percentage of InventoryRawMaterials100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InventoryWorkInProcess



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value33833133133732332157
Percentage of InventoryWorkInProcess100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value191819212022
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value272826293230
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure142.1155.6136.8138.1160.0136.4

us-gaap:LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value4529111037680
Percentage of LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1002110693105671225512190122887783
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value20061531142522710171523979
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:NotesPayableRelatedPartiesCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:LineOfCredit



Period End2020-03-31
Value1200
Percentage of NotesPayableRelatedPartiesCurrentAndNoncurrent100.0

us-gaap:OtherShortTermBorrowings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value85473672669072365636
Percentage of OtherShortTermBorrowings100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterestEquityCarryingAmount



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312019-01-012018-12-312018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value921131415151516131111113
Percentage of RedeemableNoncontrollingInterestEquityCarryingAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RestructuringReserve



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value2102007490
Percentage of RestructuringReserve100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve

lin:TransactionRelatedCharges



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value43674643
Percentage of RestructuringReserve20.533.562.247.8

us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, lin:CostReductionProgram



Period End2020-03-312019-12-31
Value150117
Percentage of RestructuringReserve71.458.5

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, lin:CostReductionProgram



Period End2020-03-312019-12-31
Value1716
Percentage of RestructuringReserve8.18.0

us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

lin:CostReductionProgram



Period End2020-03-312019-12-31
Value167133
Percentage of RestructuringReserve79.566.5

us-gaap:ShortTermBorrowings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value48481732120914759391485238
Percentage of ShortTermBorrowings100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value471515152251294528795663257080673565286884651154414793
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value237524482341231554575484503501516493420404
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest5.04.84.64.49.69.67.57.77.57.67.78.4

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value447764907448953505645117551596623260276368601850214389
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest95.095.295.495.690.490.492.592.392.592.492.391.6

us-gaap:TreasuryStockShares



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-04-18
Value26171410840960
Percentage of TreasuryStockShares100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0

Line plots across dimensions of each concept

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel


us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents


us-gaap:LongTermDebt us-gaap:LongtermDebtType


us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents