Praxair India has started up its third production
facility to supply Usha Martin Limited, Indias leading wire and wire
rope manufacturer, officials with both companies confirmed on
The plant will supply gaseous oxygen and nitrogen to support
Usha Martins expansion.
The new plant utilizes Praxairs energy-efficient technology and has a production
capacity of approximately 130 tpd of gaseous oxygen and 65 tpd
of gaseous nitrogen.
Praxair India says it has supported
Usha Martins Jamshedpur steel mill since 2000, where the
company has been operating two oxygen plants with a capacity of
220 tpd of oxygen.
Praxair has been serving the global iron and steel
industry for over 70 years, said Asit Gangopadhyay,
managing director of Praxair India. Usha Martin is a
leading specialty steel manufacturer in India and we are proud to have been
chosen to be part of their expansion."
To support our expansion plans, we need technically
strong and reliable suppliers, said Dr. Vijay Sharma,
joint managing director for Usha Martin. We have been
highly satisfied with Praxairs services over the years
and are confident that their global expertise in industrial
gases will help us meet the growing demand for our
We value Praxairs energy-efficient air
separation plant design and execution capabilities, as well as
their commitment to safety and operational
efficiency, added Rajeev Jhawar, vice chairman and
managing director for Usha Martin.