Chinese company National Oxygen Pte Ltd (NOX) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, after its inception in 1982 as an overseas subsidiary company of the Japanese firm Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation.

NOX, a major gas supplier in Singapore, produces and delivers a wide range of gases including nitrogen, oxygen, argon and hydrogen, and employs more than 100 people. Also producing helium, carbon dioxide, speciality gases and electronic gases for hundreds of customers locally and across South East Asia, the company provides products and services for a number of different industries including hospitals, aerospace and metal fabrication.

Celebrating the quarter-century milestone, managing director Shigeto Umatani comments, $quot;Since our inception in 1982, customer satisfaction has been our goal. We will continue to do whatever is needed to provide the best support in the industry. I would also like to thank my people who have made this possible, a team of employees - steeped in 25 years of performance excellence.$quot;