SHANGHAI, China, March 17, 2009 — Praxair China has signed a contract with Huizhou BYD Electronics Co., Ltd. to supply liquid nitrogen for its light-emitting diodes (LED) manufacturing facility.
Huizhou BYD is located in the Xiangshui River Economic Development Zone of Daya Bay, in Guangdong Province, and is a subsidiary of BYD Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese enterprise engaged in the production of components for the electronics industry and auto manufacturing.
“This is an important contract with one of the fastest growing LED manufacturers in China and we anticipate additional business with BYD and others in the electronics industry,” said David Chow, president of Praxair China.
About Praxair China
Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd is a leading industrial gas provider in China. It is headquartered in Shanghai, has 17 wholly owned companies, 10 joint ventures and over 1,200 employees in the country. More information on Praxair China is available on the Internet at www.praxair.cn.
Praxair 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.