Praxair has signed two long-term contracts with JSW Steel to
operate small on-site nitrogen plants in support of the
companys expansion efforts in the cities of
Kalameshwar and Tarapur, located in the state of Maharashtra,
officials said on Tuesday.
The nitrogen will be used in the manufacturing processes for
both cold rolled and galvanized steel at these locations.
Praxair is also finalizing construction of a nitrogen plant for
EPCOS India, a part of TDK-EPC Corp., a
manufacturer of passive electronic components such as soft
ferrites and inductive components in Kalyani, West
In addition, Praxair recently started up a small nitrogen plant
for United Phosphorus, a global agrochemicals company in
Praxair says is successfully expanding its presence in India through projects like these, which
combine novel application technologies with the right
production and supply systems to meet the growing needs of its
Praxairs small on-site plants provide
flexibility and supply reliability for our customers,
enabling them to focus on their core offerings rather than
their industrial gas requirements, said Anuj Sharma,
managing director of Praxair India.
Applications technologies provided by Praxair also
support our customers in their efforts to be more energy
efficient, increase productivity, improve environmental performance and
optimize costs," he added. "Customers with smaller gas
requirements who want to outsource their industrial gas needs
have found Praxairs small on-site plants provide them
with the right solution.