Basking Ridge, NJ, USA - MATHESON announced today that it plans to build a new large capacity Air Separation Unit to meet the growing demand for merchant liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon in Central and North Florida. The plant is expected to be on stream, producing high-purity merchant product, during the fourth quarter of 2012.
"This new Air Separation Unit will allow MATHESON to better support our current merchant liquid customers in Central and North Florida, building on our existing production capacity in South Florida," said Butch Miller, Senior Vice President for the Bulk Division of MATHESON. "The investment demonstrates our strategy to support our growing packaged markets with merchant liquid capacity," stated Chairman and CEO Bill Kroll.
MATHESON is a single source for industrial, welding and safety supplies, medical, specialty and electronic gases, gas handling equipment, high performance purification systems, engineering and gas management services, and on-site gas generation with a mission to deliver innovative solutions for global customer requirements. MATHESON is the largest subsidiary of the Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation Group, one of the five largest suppliers of industrial, specialty, and electronics gases in the world.
Beth Sullivan, Corporate Marcomm Manager
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