Philippines: Linde Announces Upgrades Additional Capacity for Industrial Gases Production

Editor: Alexander Stark

Linde Philippines announced an investment of € 25 million to upgrade its existing air separation unit and add a new nitrogen liquefaction unit at its Apalit Pampanga site in the Philippines.

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The Philippines is an important part of Linde's overall South East Asia business. (sample image)
The Philippines is an important part of Linde's overall South East Asia business. (sample image)
(Picture: The Linde Group)

Manila/Philippines - The manufacturing facilities at the site will be able to produce more than 400 tonnes per day of liquefied gases and related solutions that are essential to support the fast-growing electronics, food and beverage, fabrication, shipbuilding and healthcare industries in the Philippines.

The nitrogen liquefaction unit, expected to go on stream by 2018, will support the expansion of the groups liquid nitrogen and liquid oxygen capacity.

Alexander Coo, Managing Director of Linde Philippines, said, “This investment demonstrates our long-term commitment to strengthen our supply capabilities and service offerings in order to continue to support the growth of the local manufacturing industries.”

Seck Luan Lim, Cluster Business Head for Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines said that this investment is a testament to Linde’s intention for growth and development in the South East Asian region. “

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