Taiwan: $ 400 Million Investment Air Products Brings Two Air Separation Units Onstream in Asia
Industrial gases company Air Products announced that its subsidiary Air Products San Fu recently brought two new air separation units onstream. The project is part of the long-term agreements to provide ultra-high purity industrial gases to one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers in Asia.
Lehigh Valley/USA — Air Products San Fu will invest approximately $ 400 million to build, own and operate a number of large air separation units to supply ultra-high purity nitrogen, oxygen, argon and hydrogen to the customer’s new wafer fab expansion and existing fab capacity expansion in Tainan Science Park, Southern Taiwan.
The company has been serving the global electronics industry for more than 40 years, supplying critical industrial gases to many of the world’s largest technology companies developing the next generation of semiconductors and displays for tablets, computers and mobile devices.
“This project milestone further reinforces Air Products’ commitment, proven record and our engineering, execution and operational expertise to grow with our strategic electronics customers who are at the forefront and delivering advanced technology to the world,” said Air Products’ Chief Operating Officer Dr. Samir J. Serhan.
The US group has been serving the Taiwan market through Air Products San Fu for 70 years and has established leading positions in key science industry parks with strong pipeline networks to serve its semiconductor and TFT-LCD customers. The company has established a leading supply position in Tainan Science Park serving its customers fed by one of the world’s largest ultra-high purity nitrogen pipelines.