Linde invests € 25 mn forexpansion its Philippines facility

Linde invests €25 mn to expand Philippines facility

9:52 AM, 8th July 2016
Linde invests € 25 mn for the expansion of its Philippines facility

PHILIPPINES: Linde Philippines Inc, a member of The Linde Group has invested of € 25 million to upgrade its existing air separation unit and add a new nitrogen liquefaction unit (NLU) at its Apalit Pampanga site in the Philippines.

When completed, the manufacturing facilities at the site will be able to produce more than 400 tonnes per day of liquefied gases and related solutions that are essential to support the fast-growing electronics, food and beverage, fabrication, shipbuilding and healthcare industries in the Philippines.

The NLU, expected to go on stream by 2018, will support the expansion of Linde’s liquid nitrogen and liquid oxygen capacity and strengthen the position of Linde as one of the leading and most reliable gas manufacturers in the country.

The new NLU facility will be built leveraging The Linde Group’s engineering technical and design expertise. Linde’s world-leading technology in air separation design offers high energy efficiency and operational reliability.

“This investment demonstrates our long-term commitment to strengthen our supply capabilities and service offerings in order to continue to support the growth of the local manufacturing industries,” said Alexander Coo, managing director of Linde Philippines.

“The Philippines is an important part of our overall South East Asia business and we want to continue to grow and support the local markets. The economic growth that we have seen in the Philippines in recent years gives Linde the confidence to continue to invest in the country for the future,” said Seck Luan Lim, cluster business head for Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.

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