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Praxair China to Build Gases Facility in Nanjing
September 17, 2007
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.