Linde will expand its facility in Hillsboro, Oregon, by
adding an additional plant to manufacture ultra-high purity
nitrogen and oxygen, the company said on Wednesday.
These products will be delivered by pipeline to a customer
identified as one of the worlds largest semiconductor
manufacturers, also located in the Pacific Northwest.
The new plant is in addition to the two existing ultra-high
purity nitrogen and oxygen plants already operating at the
In addition, Linde will supply all bulk electronic gases,
such as hydrogen, helium and argon, to the customer from its
infrastructure of production facilities across North America.
Linde is delighted to have the opportunity to supply
this long-term customer with their high-purity bulk gas needs
as they expand their operations, said Mark Quinn, vice
president of bulk electronic gases and onsites for Linde
Electronics and Specialty Gases.
Linde says it has supplied high-purity gaseous to
several semiconductor and solar manufacturers in the Hillsboro
area since the early 1990s.