Linde Bangladesh, a subsidiary of The Linde Group’s Gases Division, announced an investment of BDT 1.2 billion (EUR 14.6 million) in Rupganj, Bangladesh, to build an air separation unit (ASU) producing approximately 100 tonnes per day of liquefied gases. This largest liquid producing ASU in Bangladesh will come on stream by 2017. It will more than double Linde Bangladesh’s current production capacity, strengthening Linde’s position as the leading gases player in Bangladesh.
Linde Bangladesh has been present in Bangladesh since the 1950’s. Today, it has operations in Tejgaon, Rupganj, and Shitalpur. With close to 20 sales centers spread throughout the country, it serves over 35,000 customers from a wide array of industries from hospitals to fabrication and from steel to food packaging and beverages.