Matheson Tri Gas has announced plans to accelerate its move into the Southern Californian gas user market following strong sales from its first ASU in the area.

The unit in Vernon, California is now shipping product to local industry and further investment is planned to provide additional capacity.

James Samples, President of Matheson Tri Gas Group is pleased with the results and explains the groups plans for the future saying, $quot;This brings current capacity in Southern California to a significant level and with loading ahead of schedule. It will also continue to support our vertical integration strategy, as we move to become a complete supplier to all industries in California.$quot;