Air Liquide to build CO2 liquefaction plant in California

13 March 2013 19:41  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Air Liquide is building a 450 tons/year (408 tonnes/year) carbon dioxide liquefaction plant in California to recover gases from a Calgren Renewable Fuels ethanol plant, the French-based company announced on Wednesday.

Air Liquide said the plant is scheduled to be operational by the end of the year and to serve the food, beverage and manufacturing industries in California's central valley and Los Angeles basin regions.

The company is also expanding its Wilmington carbon dioxide plant to increase capacity and storage.

Air Liquide Industrials US president Mark Lostak said: “Today’s announcements signify Air Liquide’s continued commitment to growth in California and, most importantly, high quality products and service to customers throughout the region.”

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