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Air Products to supply additional nitrogen and hydrogen to Samsung
Air Products has received a new contract from Samsung Electronics to supply additional gaseous nitrogen and hydrogen to its semiconductor fabrication plant in Giheung, South Korea.
August’s top news stories
The European Commission (EC) granted conditional approval to the proposed merger between Linde and Praxair, and Petrobras planned to scrap its plans to divest stakes in Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from August 2018.
Praxair and Linde merger secures European Commission’s approval
The European Commission (EC) has granted conditional approval to the proposed merger between German chemical company Linde and American company Praxair.
July’s top news stories
Advanced materials and speciality chemicals company Solvay started constructing a new manufacturing plant to increase resin mixing capacity; and AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals started design works for its second expansion phase at its facility in Frankfurt, Germany, to increase production of chloromethanes. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up key news stories from July 2018.
Praxair commences two air separation plants in China
Praxair has started production at two new air separation plants to supply China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) with oxygen and nitrogen.
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Linde and Praxair in talks to sell assets in Americas
Germany-based Linde and US-based Praxair are in advanced talks to sell several assets in the Americas to CVC and Messer.
Solvay to upgrade gas cogeneration units at soda ash plant in Germany
Belgium-based Solvay has announced plans to invest €48m to modernise gas cogeneration units in its soda ash and bicarbonate facility in Bernburg, Germany.