Praxair Inc starts 1,250 metric tonne per day air separation units Bhilai, India

Praxair starts air separation units for SAIL in Bhilai, India

9:29 AM, 20th March 2014
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DANBURY, US: Praxair Inc announced the start-up of the first of two 1,250 metric tonne per day air separation units at Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) Bhilai, India facility. The plant will provide a reliable and energy efficient supply of gaseous oxygen, nitrogen and argon under a long term contract to support SAIL’s expansion activities. This is Praxair’s first large project in the state of Chhattisgarh and central India.

The facility will also produce liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon to further support growing industrial and medical gases needs in the states of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and parts of Maharashtra.

“This plant will also expand Praxair’s merchant capabilities in central India and consolidate our presence in this growing market. Further, Praxair’s innovative applications technologies will help customers optimize costs and productivity, improve quality, as well as enable them to meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations,” said Anuj Sharma, Managing Director, Praxair India.

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