SHANGHAI, China, November 22, 2009 — Praxair China has signed a multi-year agreement with MAGI Solar Energy Technology Co., Ltd. to supply bulk and process gases for its solar cell and module manufacturing facility, located in the Jiangsu Yixing Economic Development Zone, Jiangsu Province. MAGI uses advanced processing technology to manufacture high efficiency, high quality monocrystalline solar cells and modules.
"The Praxair team helped us meet a tight schedule at our new facility in Jiangsu Province," said Ms. Wen Zhang, Managing Director of Magi Solar. “And Praxair’s service reaches beyond the supply of gases to include safety training on specialty gases handling and advice on complying with local regulations."
"We look forward to supporting MAGI Solar’s growth in China,” said David Chow, president of Praxair China. “Praxair is well positioned to serve the rapidly growing China solar market with our comprehensive offering of gas products and reliable supply network.”
About Praxair China
Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd is a leading industrial gas provider in China. It is headquartered in Shanghai, has 18 wholly owned companies, 10 joint ventures and over 1200 employees in the country. More information on Praxair China is available on the Internet at www.praxair.cn.
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2008 sales of $10.8 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies bring productivity and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.