Technical Gases Praxair Expands in India with Small On–Site Gas Plants

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Small is buautiful: Praxair's Indian subsidiary will operate two small scale on-site nitrogen plants for steel mills of JSW Steel. The nitrogen gas will be used in the manufacturing processes for both cold rolled and galvanized steel at foundries in Kalameshwar and Tarapur, in the Indian state of Maharashtra...

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Kalameshwar/India – “Our small on-site plants provide flexibility and supply reliability for our customers, enabling them to focus on their core offerings rather than their industrial gas requirements,” said Anuj Sharma, managing director of Praxair India. The company is currently also finalizing the construction of a nitrogen plant for EPCOS India, a part of the TDK-EPC Corporation, a manufacturer of passive electronic components in Kalyani, West Bengal. In addition, Praxair recently started up a small nitrogen plant for the agrochemicals company United Phosphorus in Jhagadia, Gujarat.