The Korean electronics goliath, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has become the most recent recipient of Air Products nitrogen.

According to a new supply contract, penned just days ago, the North American industrial gases firm, Air Products will supply gaseous nitrogen to Samsung’s facilities in the Hwaseong-Giheung area, Gyeonggi. South Korea.

Corning Painter, Vice President and General Manager of Electronics at Air Products was enthused by Samsung’s ongoing support.

In an official statement he announced, “Samsung has been a long-standing and strategic customer for Air Products. We are honoured to have their continued confidence in our capabilities to support their expansion plan. This contract and investment for Air Products continues to position us as a reliable supplier for Samsung as they execute such an important and long-term investment.”

As part of the new agreement, Air Products is to build a nitrogen plant at its Hwaseong site, as well as an underground pipeline for nitrogen supply to Samsung’s facilities in the nearby Hwaseong-Giheung area. Alongside this, Air Products will also construct a purification and liquid nitrogen back-up system. The new supply plant is expected to be live in a year, during Spring 2012.