Praxair build cryogenic ASU in India

Praxair to build cryogenic ASU in India

4:15 PM, 15th April 2011
Praxair to build cryogenic ASU in India

BANGALORE, INDIA: Praxair will build and operate a cryogenic air separation unit (ASU) to supply 130 tons per day of gaseous oxygen and 65 tons per day of gaseous nitrogen. The new unit is expected to be operational in the first half of 2012. As per an agreement, Praxair India has been awarded a contract to supply gaseous oxygen and nitrogen to Usha Martin Limited and the new unit will fulfill the requirements.


Strengthening their relationship, Usha Martin has entrusted Praxair with additional gaseous oxygen and nitrogen requirements required for its upcoming capacity expansion. “To support our expansion plans we need technically strong and reliable partners. We are satisfied with Praxair’s services and are confident that its global expertise in industrial gases, will meet our requirements efficiently,” said Dr Vijay Sharma, Director & CEO, Usha Martin Ltd. 


“Praxair has been serving the global iron and steel industry for over 70 years and has been associated with India’s steel growth for the last 15 years,” said Mr. Asit Gangopadhyay, managing director of Praxair India. “Usha Martin is a leading specialty steel manufacturer in India and we are immensely proud to be chosen as a partner in their expansion plans.”


Praxair India is currently building a large facility to supply gaseous hydrogen and nitrogen to Indian Oil Corporation at Paradip, Orissa.

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