China: Supply of Industrial Gases Air Products Wins Long-Term Contract for Oxygen and Nitrogen Supply in China
Air Products announced that it has signed a second long-term oxygen and nitrogen supply contract with a leading global materials supplier in the Chinese province of Guangdong. The company did not give any further details about the customer's identity.
Allentown/USA — Under the new contract, Air Products will build two sets of state-of-the-art cryogenic air separation plants in Guangdong to produce both gaseous oxygen and nitrogen. The new plants are scheduled to come on-stream in 2018. Together with an existing plant, which started-up earlier this year and was the company’s first of its kind built in China, the engineering company will increase gas supply capacity for the customer.
In line with China’s 13th Five-Year Plan and Made in China 2025 strategy, the new investment and capacity expansion will give Air Products an even stronger position to supply the strategic high-tech materials industry in the important Pearl River Delta region,” said Saw Choon Seong, China president, Industrial Gases at Air Products.
In Guangdong province, the company already operates a supply network across the Pearl River Delta to support the growing demand from over 30 industries.