Linde North America marks the startup of its atmospheric gases unit and gasification train in La Porte, Texas


Linde North America celebrated the official startup of its atmospheric gases unit and gasification train, along with associated supporting facilities, in La Porte, Texas

Customers, local and state officials and Linde executives who attended the ribbon-cutting event were given a tour of the new facilities as well as an explanation of the air separation and syngas processes and the markets served.

Pat Murphy, president of Linde Americas, said, “This is the first in a series of investments Linde will be making in Texas. It is our intent to leverage this new investment to stimulate further growth by bringing reliable and competitively priced products and services to the region. We’re here today thanks to the growth of customers we already serve and the opportunity to serve new customers and markets. We believe our investment will also attract other companies that require our products and services to the Gulf region.”

The new Linde ASU produces oxygen, nitrogen and argon and is part of the $250 million Linde North America invested at the site that also includes a new gasification train and ancillary equipment and facilities.

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