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.