Gas Supply Contract Air Products to Supply Malaysia’s Photovoltaic Market
Air Products has signed a contract with a leading global photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer in Malaysia for the company’s SunSource Solutions gases, equipment and services.
Lehigh Valley, Pa./USA, Melaka, Malaysia – The turnkey gas supply contract includes bulk and specialty gases, specialty chemicals, and related gas distribution equipment to support the customer’s new crystalline PV facility in Melaka, Malaysia. This contract further strengthens Air Products’ worldwide PV industry supply position with one of the leading producers. The contract includes the long-term supply of on-site nitrogen, hydrogen, argon and oxygen, specialty gases such as silane, ammonia and nitrogen trifluoride. The Melaka solar cell manufacturing plant aims to reach a capacity of more than 1 Gigawatt of cells per year by 2012. Listed on the U.S. Nasdaq, the customer designs, manufactures and installs high-efficiency crystalline solar module technology worldwide.