Praxair starts up air separation plant in Minas Gerais, Brazil

18 October 2013 16:24  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Praxair’s Brazilian subsidiary has started up an 800 ton/day (725 tonne/day) air separation plant in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, the US-based industrial gases producer announced on Friday.

White Martins’s new plant will supply steel-consuming and merchant liquid customers in industries including automotive, mining, construction and household appliances and packaging.

The plant will also enable Praxiar to fulfill a long-term contract to supply steel and mining company ArcelorMittal in Brazil.

“Praxair and ArcelorMittal have had a long-term relationship in Minas Gerais and around the world and this project positions us well to continue to grow together in the future,” said Domingos Bulus, president of White Martins.

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