Praxair Korea Starts Air Separation Plant At Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Semiconductor Facility In Hwasung

Praxair starts operation at air separation plant in Korea

6:58 AM, 17th July 2013
praxair Korea Business News

DANBURY, US/HWASUNG, KOREA: Praxair Korea, a subsidiary of Praxair Inc, started operations at its second state-of-the-art air separation plant at the Samsung Electronics Co Ltd semiconductor facility in Hwasung, Korea. Praxair signed a long-term contract to supply high-purity oxygen, nitrogen and argon to Samsung. 

The air separation plant will also expand Praxair’s merchant capacity in the region, supplying liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon to a variety of industries, including non-ferrous metal, wastewater treatment and shipbuilding. Praxair also supplies hydrogen, helium, process gases, sputtering targets, atomic layer deposition (ALD) precursors and other advanced materials for use in Samsung’s manufacturing processes.

“Praxair Korea has worked successfully with Samsung for more than 20 years, increasing the supply of gases to the company’s main manufacturing complexes in the country and supporting the company’s global growth and leadership position in the semiconductors and consumer electronics industries,” said SB Seo, President, Praxair Korea.

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