Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has signed a contract to supply an air separation unit (ASU) to Shandong Runyin Bio-Chemical Industry Co. Ltd (Runyin), a subsidiary of Shandong Ruixing Group, a large chemical company in China.
Under the deal, Air Liquide will design and build a large ASU with a production capacity of 2,950 tons of oxygen per day.
The ASU will be an integral part of the customers’ key research and development project for chemical production. In support of this project, Air Liquide will provide its expertise and oxygen production technologies which enable maximised energy efficiency and reduced environmental footprint.
The first industrial production is expected in 2020.
Domenico D’Elia , senior vice president, Sales and Technology, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction commented: “ Air Liquide demonstrates the commitment to contribute to the upgrading of China industries.”