Linde North America has announced the completion of Spectra Gases’ integration with Linde North America.
Spectra Gases, purchased by Linde in 2006, is a global leader in the next generation of fine chemicals and high-purity gases. It has been fully integrated into the Electronics and Speciality Gases business. Cliff Caldwell, Vice President for Linde’s Electronic and Speciality Gases business in North America, commented, “With this integration Linde now offers customers the most comprehensive line of packaged gas products and services in the industry.”
Linde are optimistic that Spectra’s line of speciality gases, chemicals, isotopic gases and fluorine based mixtures for niche and critical applications will compliment Linde’s broader range. Caldwell stated, “Our strengthened capabilities in high purity gases and chemicals, combined with world-class applications engineering and technology expertise creates a business that is unparalleled in the industry.”
He continued, “Linde’s ability to produce and purify rare and electronic process gases provides the high quality, security of supply and lower cost of ownership that is critically important in today’s highly competitive global marketplace.”