Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has been awarded new long-term contracts from Samsung Display to supply gaseous nitrogen and oxygen, and liquid argon to Samsung’s Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) manufacturing complex in Tangjeong, South Korea.
Air Products has been supplying Samsung Display’s Tangjeong production line since 2004. The company is operating five nitrogen plants, a pipeline network and associated infrastructure to support this world-scale complex.
“Samsung has been a long-standing and strategic customer for Air Products. We are proud to have their continued confidence and expand our relationship to support their growth plans as they continue to introduce new technologies that transform the global marketplace,” said Kyo-Yung Kim, president of Air Products Korea. “The new contracts further demonstrate our capability and commitment to serving the electronics industry and the world’s largest electronics customers with safety, reliability, efficiency and excellent service.”
Air Products also supplies many of Samsung’s operations worldwide and has recently announced further investment to supply this customer’s semiconductor fab in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.
A leading integrated gases supplier, Air Products has been serving the global electronics industry for more than 40 years, supplying industrial gases safely and reliably to most of the world’s largest technology companies. Air Products is working with these industry leaders to develop the next generation of semiconductors and displays for tablets, computers and mobile devices.