Air Products today announced it has been awarded a major contract to supply industrial bulk gases and bulk specialty gas supply system for a new semiconductor fab in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

Air Products will build multiple ultra high-purity nitrogen plants, hydrogen generators and a liquefier to support the facility.

“We are much honored to be selected to support this milestone project,” said Kyo-Yung Kim, president of Air Products Korea. “Our investment in production capacity will further strengthen our industrial gas supply position to serve the expanding northern region. It is also testimony to Air Products’ commitment and ability to support the growth plans of our customers through safety, reliable supply, efficiency and excellent service.”