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Air Liquide Engineering & Construction wins a contract with a new chemical customer in China

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 and one of the key high-tech players in China. Under the terms of the contract, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction 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 strong expertise and best-in-class oxygen production technologies which enable maximized energy efficiency and reduced environmental footprint. The first industrial production is expected in 2020.

Founded in 1970, Ruixing Group specializes in biochemical, fine chemical, thermal power generation and equipment manufacturing.

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. This success with our new customer, Shandong Runyin Bio-Chemical, reaffirms our ability to provide competitive solutions that are safe, reliable and highly efficient.”