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Air Separation MOX-Linde Officially Opens New Air Separation Plant in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

MOX-Linde Gases, a member of The Linde Group, officially opened its new RM 200 million (€ 47 million) air separation plant (ASU) in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia.

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MOX-Linde Gases, a member of The Linde Group, officially opened its new air separation plant in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia. The plant which started operations in November last year, was officially opened on march 31st by Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, Chief Executive Officer of Linde. (Picture: Linde)
MOX-Linde Gases, a member of The Linde Group, officially opened its new air separation plant in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia. The plant which started operations in November last year, was officially opened on march 31st by Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, Chief Executive Officer of Linde. (Picture: Linde)

Pasir Gudang/Johor, Malaysia – The plant which started operations in November last year, was officially opened by Professor Dr. Wolfgang Reitzle, Chief Executive Officer of The Linde Group. Also present at the launch was Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali, chairman of MOX-Linde, Mr. Sy Wong, Managing Director of MOX-Linde, and Members of the Linde Executive Board. According to Reitzle this RM 200 million plant is Linde’s single largest investment in Malaysia, and demonstrates the compnay’s long term commitment to the region. "Asia is key in our company’s strategy and we remain prepared to invest further in Asia and Malaysia to meet the growing demand for industrial gases in this region,” said Reitzle.

“This facility, which is capable of producing over 500 tonnes per day of gases and liquid, is one of the largest ASUs in Malaysia and the largest and only merchant plant strategically located in the south,” Wong said. “From this site, MOX-Linde serves the steel and chemical industries in the area, including the world's largest palm-based edible oils and oleo-chemical cluster and also one of the largest petrochemical complexes in Malaysia located in the vicinity. It will also further strengthen MOX-Linde’s leading position as the largest industrial gases company in Malaysia, and complement and strengthen The Linde Group’s business operations in neighboring Singapore,” he added.

MOX-Linde operates 55 major plants and installations across the country, and is also executing its plans to set up the country’s biggest carbon dioxide plant with an investment of RM 60 million (€ 14 million) in Kertih, Terengganu to increase on its existing production capability.

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