Linde expands supply for Hungary’s BorsodChem


The Linde Group has signed a further long-term on-site supply contract for industrial gases with Hungarian chemical company BorsodChem Zrt.

The agreement involves the construction of a new air separation unit (ASU) at BorsodChem’s Kacinzbarcika site in north-eastern Hungary, at an investment of around €26m.

The new air separation plant is due to come on stream in November 2010 and will supply BorsodChem by pipeline with up to 7,000 cubic metres of gaseous oxygen and nitrogen per hour.

Reflecting on the announced contract, Dr Aldo Belloni, member of the Executive Board of Linde AG, commented, “This agreement seals the long-term future of our relationship with one of our largest customers in Europe. Moreover, this investment confirms our leading position in this key market in Eastern Europe.”

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