South Korea

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    Hyundai reveals next-gen H2 vehicle


    Hyundai Motors allows sneak preview of its next generation fuel cell vehicle which isn’t due to launch until early next year.

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    Latest LIN misuse leaves boy injured


    A 12-year-old boy who consumed a liquid nitrogen chilled treat at a water park in central South Korea has become the latest victim of the trend.

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    AG&P Engineering launches in Houston


    AG P Engineering Inc. (AG P), the global pioneer of high-value modular infrastructure, has launched a subsidiary in Houston, US.

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    Praxair starts up new South Korea ASU


    Praxair, Inc. has announced the start-up of a new air separation plant (ASU) to support Samsung’s display manufacturing complex in Tangjeong, South Korea, its third such plant at the facility.

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    Nel enters Korean hydrogen market


    Norwegian firm Nel ASA has entered the Korean hydrogen (H 2 ) market through a new joint venture with Deokyang Co., Ltd, the country’s largest domestic supplier.

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    Regional Markets: Focus on North Pacific Rim


    In 2016, the North Pacific Rim industrial gas business was valued at just under $18bn, and for the first time in history, eclipsed the size of the European market to become the second-largest regional gas business in the world.

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    Smooth sailing – Cryogenic valves in LNG


    The key patents of large-scale natural gas liquefaction that were established around the 1930s have paved the way for companies to flourish in today’s LNG sector, with the amount of applications and opportunities in the segment growing ever since. The LNG market has had an impact on the businesses that ...

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    MBK Partners reportedly buys Daesung for $2bn


    The race to acquire Daesung Industrial Gases, one of the biggest players in the South Korean market, has reportedly been won by private Asian equity firm MBK Partners.

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    Air Products expands N2 capacity in South Korea


    In a bid to support increasing demand, Air Products has announced it will increase its nitrogen (N 2 ) production to serve an existing customer’s semiconductor plant in Pyeongtaek City.

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    Praxair starts up fourth ASU for Samsung


    Praxair Inc. has started up its fourth air separation unit (ASU) for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in Hwasung, South Korea.