New Air Products contract signed for gases supply in Taiwan


Air Products, through its subsidiary Air Products San Fu Co Ltd in Taiwan, has signed a long-term contract with Rexchip Semiconductor Corporation for the supply of nitrogen and bulk gases.

The gases will be supplied to Rexchip’s 2 new 12-inch fabrication facilities, which are under construction in Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) in Houli, Taichung. Under the contract, Air Products will build, own and operate two new nitrogen air separation plants in the science park.

Rexchip is a new joint venture company between Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation and Elpida Memory Inc. to operate DRAM fabrication facilities in Central Taiwan Science Park with a total planned capacity of 240,000 12” wafers per month, making the Rexchip Houli site the largest concentration of 12” DRAM fabrication facilities in the world.

The CTSP, which includes Taichung, Houli and Huwei park stations, is one of 2 new government-sponsored science parks in Taiwan to attract investments and the development of high-tech industries to the central Taiwan district.

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