Air Water recently announced that its US subsidiary, Air Water America has decided to construct the first ASU in Rochester, New York, in United States. Thereby, Air Water America develop an integrated gas supply business from manufacturing to sales of industrial gases.
Air Water America has won a major nitrogen pipeline contract supplying RED Rochester, a utility serving customers located in Eastman Business Park (EBP) in Rochester NY. Air Water will construct a state of the art ASU in EBP supplying customers in the park as well as the local market and the wider New York-New England area with nitrogen, oxygen, and argon market.
The plan is to begin construction November 2024 and start operations in September 2025. This plant will be the Group's first gas manufacturing base in North America, it means that the Group enters the gas selling business as an industrial gas company that handles everything from manufacturing to sales.