Praxair, Inc., an industrial gases manufacturer and distributor, is expand production capacity at its air separation plant in Neosho, Missouri. According to company officials, the expansion is in response to the growing demand from customers in southwestern Missouri and neighboring areas in the food solutions, aerospace, electronics, refining, chemicals and other industries.
“This investment will strengthen supply reliability and help us meet the future demands of our liquid oxygen and nitrogen customers,” said Andy Sarantapoulas, South Region Vice President of Praxair’s U.S. industrial gas business. “We are proud to be part of the Neosho community and look forward to growing our presence in this region.”
“Our most valuable economic partners are always those companies that have made a long-term commitment to Neosho, and Praxair is just such a company,” said Michael Franks, CEO of Grow Neosho Economic Development. “That commitment made it easy for us to work with Praxair on this expansion project that delivers new capital investment and new jobs to the Praxair facility in the Neosho Industrial Park.”
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