USA: CO2-Network Praxair Acquires Carbon Dioxide Purification Plant

Editor: Alexander Stark

Praxair has acquired and will operate a 300-ton-per-day carbon dioxide (CO2) purification and liquefaction plant from PureCO2, LP.

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(Source: Praxair)

Danbury/USA — Owned by Ferus, LP, PureCO2 is a producer and distributor of liquefied food- and beverage-quality CO2, located in Price, Utah. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquired plant will serve customers throughout the region in a variety of end-markets, including food and beverage, metal fabrication and water treatment.

“The addition of this facility to Praxair’s network of carbon dioxide plants will further enable us to serve a growing customer base within the greater Salt Lake region, particularly in the food and beverage segment,” said Armando Botello, vice president, west region for Praxair’s U.S. industrial gases business. “This plant will expand our supply network west of the Rockies, adding to our already diverse portfolio of carbon dioxide sources along the West Coast of the U.S.”