Praxair Expands Tennessee Air Separation Plant
March 17, 2011
Praxair, Inc. will double the capacity of its Memphis, Tenn., air separation complex to produce oxygen and nitrogen in order to supply Nucor Corp. and Valero Energy Corp. Praxair completed construction of a pipeline capable of serving multiple customers in the Riverport area. A new plant is expected to start up in the third quarter of 2011. As part of the expansion, Praxair will add 400 tons/day of new liquid production to serve growing requirements.