Air Liquide has signed new supply contracts with three major Chinese fibre optics manufacturers that will span a period of 10-15 years.
Under the terms of these new contracts with Futong Group Communication Technology, Yangtze Optical Fibre, and Zhongtian Technology Fine materials, Air Liquide will supply a total of more than 6,000Nm3 per hour of hydrogen (H2) and 4,000Nm3 per hour of nitrogen (N2), together with bulk oxygen (O2), helium (He), argon (Ar) and carbon dioxide (CO2).
In China, demand for fibre optics has experienced rapid growth in recent years, driven by 4G deployment and wideband ‘Fibre to the Home’ and ‘Fibre to the office’ plans. The three companies that Air Liquide will supply account for more than 30% of the Chinese Production.
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