Industrial gases and engineering company, Linde has constructred a RM28 million plant to supply high purity gaseous nitrogen. The plant will support STMicroelectronics which also has a back-end (test and packaging) plant in Muar, Malaysia.
Linde’s ASEAN President, Binod Patwari said that the investment is a testament of Linde’s commitment towards the electronics industry and overall economic growth in Malaysia.
The plant has been built with the latest design and state of the art technology to ensure high order of energy efficiencies as part of its commitment towards sustainability.
Linde has invested in numerous facilities in Malaysia, including Air Separation Units in Pengerang and Shah Alam, large capacity nitrogen plants in Pasir Gudang, pipeline networks for oxygen and nitrogen in Pasir Gudang, and a state-of-art cylinder filling facility in Banting.
Additionally, the company established the Remote Operating Centre (ROC) in Hicom, which allows for the remote monitoring, operation, and control of more than 100 Linde plants across ASEAN, South Asia, and South Pacific regions.
“Construction of the plant was interrupted due to the first MCO back in 2020 and some logistics related delays for the imported equipment for the plant.
However, the activities quickly resumed post-MCO following the SOPs in place to complete the installation and to support the customer’s expansion plan,” Linde’s ASEAN Head of Communications, Valerine Lee said.