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Praxair China has announced plans to build a specialty gases facility in the Nanjing Science Park, in Nanjing, China.
This facility will allow Praxair to dramatically increase its presence in the rapidly growing Chinese specialty gas markets," said David Chow, president of Praxair China. "With the addition of high-purity gases, calibration gases and ultra-high-purity gases for the electronics segment, this facility will also be capable of producing complex mixtures for research laboratories and emission testing centers being developed throughout China."
The facility is scheduled to start up in August 2008. Markets served will include the petrochemical, automobile, lighting, and pollution control industries as well as laboratories and research centers. In a second phase, the facility will process electronics-grade gases and mixtures to serve the semiconductor industry.
Praxair China is an industrial gases provider in China. It is headquartered in Shanghai and has 13 wholly owned companies and 11 joint ventures in China.
Praxair, Inc. is a global industrial gases company with 2006 sales of $8.3 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings.