State-owned, Hua Li Microelectronics has selected Praxair China to supply a range of gasses for its 300mm fab in Zhangjiang High-Tech Park, Shanghai, China. Praxair is a leading gas supplier in the park. Praxair will supply compressed dry air, ultra-high-purity oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and helium to the 300mm fab.
“Praxair has been participating actively in the dramatic growth of China’s integrated circuit industry, bringing value-added and energy-efficient solutions to our customers,” said Minda Ho, president of Praxair China.
According a new report from Techcet Group there is three-way contest among Air Products, Taiyo Nippon Sanso and Air Liquide, holding just under a quarter of the gasses market in the semiconductor industry. This is followed by Praxair, BOC/Linde, OCI and others.