Innovative combustion technology with multiple benefits from reduced emissions
to improved productivity, energy and cost efficiency and quality
Air Products (NYSE: APD), a leader in oxy-fuel combustion technology and
integrated solution supplier to the global glass industry, today announced it
has signed a contract to supply its oxy-fuel integrated solution to Techpack
Solutions in South Korea to reduce emissions and improve energy efficiency and
productivity in container and tableware glass production.
Under the contract, Air Products supplies Cleanfire(R) HRi(TM) oxy-fuel burners
and flow control skid. The company will also install its Prism(R) vacuum swing
adsorption (VSA) unit at Techpack Solutions' site to supply reliable and
economical on-site oxygen used to power the oxy-fuel burners for melting glass.
With over 50 years of experience in oxy-fuel technology, Air Products offers an
oxy-fuel integrated solution, from gases supply to oxy-fuel burners and
technology, customized control system, technical and design expertise,
commissioning service, safety and site training, maintenance contracts and
project management. Air Products has installed more than 1,500 Cleanfire
burners around the world. The company recently announced another contract for
oxy-fuel integrated solution to a fiberglass manufacturer in China. For more
information, visit http://www.airproducts.com/industries/GlassMinerals.aspx.
An innovative combustion technology, oxy-fuel technology brings various
benefits such as over 80% reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions, about 25%
increase in productivity, reduction of capitals, 25-60% energy savings and
improvement in efficiency and glass quality.
"We are honored to be selected by Techpack Solutions to support their
conversion to oxy-fuel combustion," said Richard Huang, Asia industry manager
for Glass, Air Products. "With South Korea's new Low Carbon Green Growth Law
coupled with increasing market demand, Korean glass makers can benefit from
oxy-fuel technology to reduce emissions while enhancing productivity. Air
Products is a leader in this innovative technology with proven track records
worldwide, and our glass experts will help more glass makers in Asia grow
stronger and greener."
Founded in the mid-1950s, Techpack Solutions is South Korea's leading packaging
solution provider and the country's largest manufacturer of glass bottles. The
company makes a wide range of glass containers for the food, drink and medical
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and
healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases,
process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services.
Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets
such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services,
natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is
recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to
safety and the environment. In fiscal 2010, Air Products had revenues of $9
billion, operations in over 40 countries, and 18,300 employees around the
globe. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com
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