Linde sets up new RM28 mln plant in Muar

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 -- Linde Malaysia today announced it has completed and started up a new plant in Muar, Johor to supply high purity gaseous nitrogen.

In a statement today, Linde said the RM28 million plant was designed and built primarily to support the increased demand from STMicroelectronics, a leading global semiconductor manufacturer, which has a back-end plant in Muar.

"Built with state-of-the-art technology, the ECOGAN5 is a highly energy-efficient, cost-effective and reliable plant that delivers a continuous stream of gaseous nitrogen," it said.

Linde's Asean president, Binod Patwari said the investment is a testament to its commitment towards not only the electronics industry in Malaysia, but also the country’s overall economic growth.

"Linde has long-standing associations with STMicroelectronics for over 30 years, and I am proud to see our cooperation grow from strength to strength with this latest start-up,” he added.



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