Japan Air Gases reveals new ASU in Kita Kyushu


Japan Air Gases Co. has replaced its existing air separation unit (ASU) in Kitakyushu with a new ASU at Kitakyushu Oxyton, to reinforce its manufacturing capacity and improve energy efficiency.

As a 100% Air Liquide Group company and part of Air Liquide Japan Ltd, Japan Air Gases (JAG) is firmly established in the strong Japanese gases market. The newly announced ASU is a further sign of its ongoing investment in the country.

The new ASU, manufactured by Air Liquide Engineering Japan, is an environment-conscious model designed with the group’s latest patented technologies to improve energy saving.

For example, electric energy use per produced gas unit has been reduced by 27% compared to older technologies. As a result, the new unit has also successfully passed NEDO certification earlier this year.

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