By Jemima Owen-Jones2016-10-27T10:42:00+01:00
Air Products has announced that it is to build a new large air separation unit (LASU) in Ulsan, South Korea.
The investment demonstrates the company’s commitment to the southern region and across Korea to meet increasing demand.
Ulsan is an industrial powerhouse for the country and home to many sectors including oil refining, automobile production, and shipbuilding
Air Products has been supplying the region for nearly 30 years and has built a pipeline system and gas facilities in Ulsan’s large non-ferrous metals complex and Yongyeon’s petrochemical complex.
It is understood that this latest investment will enable the company to produce extra oxygen (O) and nitrogen (N) to meet increasing needs.
Linde Korea, a member of Tier One player The Linde Group, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the onsite and bulk business of Air Liquide Korea.
Tier One player Air Products has secured a contract to supply American chemical corporation Chemours Company FC, LLC with tonnage quantities of oxygen (O2), nitrogen (N2) and argon (Ar).
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