11/9/2010

Air Liquide to invest EUR 35 million in Turkey

Zaman - Industrial gas and service provider Air Liquide has announced an investment worth EUR 35 million in Turkey. The French company will build a liquid oxygen and nitrogen production unit in Ankara. The company’s first such site in Turkey, the plant will be used to supply the country’s key industries located in and around Central Anatolia.

Air Liquide has also signed an agreement with METU (Middle East Technical University) for the development of its photovoltaic research laboratory.

Augustin de Roubin, Vice-President of Air Liquide Southern and Eastern Europe division, thanked the Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT) for supporting the project, adding, “The decision to invest in this first production plant in Turkey demonstrates our commitment to this strong growth economy.”
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