Air Products has announced that its subsidiary in Taiwan, Air Products San Fu Co. Ltd., has signed a long-term contract with Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), the world’s fourth largest TFT-LCD supplier, to provide nitrogen and bulk gases to its Fab 6.

The Fab 6 is located in Tree Valley Science and Industry Park (TVSIP) in Tainan, Taiwan.

Air Products San Fu Co has installed an air separation unit next to the Fab to provide on-site nitrogen, and will also supply bulk gases including oxygen, argon, helium, hydrogen and carbon dioxide to CMO and other customers in the TVSIP.

TVSIP is located adjacent to Tainan Science Industry Park (TSIP), one of the largest technology parks in the world. Administered by the Tainan County Government, TVSIP is a TFT-LCD industrial park with a cluster of related producers including glass, backlight module, and television assembly manufacturers.

“CMO has been a long-standing customer for Air Products, and we are honoured to be selected to support the needs of this leading TFT-LCD supplier,” said Corning Painter, Vice President and General Manager of Global Electronics at Air Products.

“Our facilities in TVSIP and TSIP will further enhance our capabilities to provide reliable, flexible and cost-competitive solutions to meet the requirements of our customers in the two parks.”