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Air Products awarded contract to supply nitrogen in South Korea

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Air Products has announced it has been awarded a long term contract by JCET STATS ChipPAC Korea Ltd. (JSCK), a leading semiconductor packaging and test services provider, to supply tonnage quantities of nitrogen to its new production facility in Incheon, South Korea.

Air Products will build, own and operate a new onsite nitrogen plant, which is expected to come onstream in 2016, to produce gaseous nitrogen for JSCK’s new facility located in the Yeongjongdo development area of the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ). Air Products will start supplying JSCK with liquid nitrogen from another one of its facilities beginning the middle of this year (2016).

“We are honoured to have been selected to support JSCK’s expansion plan and look forward to growing together with our valued customer,” said Kyo-Yung Kim, President of Air Products Korea. “Air Products has been a leading supplier to electronics customers worldwide thanks to their longstanding trust in our safety and reliability, as well as product and service quality. We will continue to bring innovative and efficient gas solutions to meet market needs.”

STATS ChipPAC is one of the leading semiconductor packaging and test services providers for many leading global customers in the communication, consumer and computing markets and is ranked fourth in the world’s packaging market with manufacturing operations in Singapore, South Korea and China. Its new production facility will use Air Products’ nitrogen for the manufacture of advanced flip chip, wirebond and 3D packaging solutions.


Adapted from press release by Francesca Brindle

Read the article online at: https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/the-environment/06042016/air-products-awarded-contract-nitrogen-production-facility-jsck-south-korea-2958/


 

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