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Air Liquide’s ALNAT P conferred “Technology Innovation Award” at 2012 China International Industry Fair

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  • Innovation

Air Liquide China received the Ringier Technology Innovation Award 2012 for its ALNATTMP - Total Gas Solution for Heat Treatment Process Applied in Metal Industry at the 14th China International Industry Fair 2012 in Shanghai. The award winners are selected by a panel of independent judges based on the technical and product advantages of their products/solutions which have significant contributions to the China's Metalworking Industry. It is one of the most influential industrial awards in China.

Air Liquide has recently introduced ALNATTMP solution into the China market in response to the requirement for better quality and performance of metal products from the local industrial customers. It is especially designed to be applied in the heat treatment process. Compared to the traditional gas supply modes such as PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) and Ammonia Cracker purifying process, ALNATTMP solution provides the customers with more stable, reliable and purer gases supply while significantly reducing their maintenance work and costs through its total solution including state-of-art technology and technical service. Furthermore, with Air Liquide's global know-how and application expertise in various industries, ALNATTMP solution helps the customers to evaluate and control critical parameters such as the oxygen content and dew point of the heat treatment furnace so as to select the most optimized H2-N2 atmosphere, thereby enhancing the quality and performance of the final products.

Air Liquide is committed to providing its customers with sophisticated gas applications and related services. With its continuous technological innovation, the company contributes not only to the development of the metalworking industry, but also to many other industries such as energy, steel, chemical, high-tech and healthcare industry in order to assist its customers in achieving their long-term business success.

Mr. Yan Jinping, Vice President of Industrial Merchant Air Liquide China commented: "As the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, Air Liquide aims to become not only a sole gas supplier, but also a value-added technical solution provider who helps our customers to improve their production efficiency and product quality. Through this strategic approach, Air Liquide strives to achieve sustainable development.”

With more than 180-year history, Ringier is one of the largest international media companies with its headquarters in Switzerland. The Ringier Technology Innovation Award for industrial companies was inaugurated by Ringier Trade Media in 2006. Its purpose is to encourage, acknowledge and reward those individuals and companies who have developed new ideas, new methodologies, new products or new technologies with contributions to the improvement of production efficiency, cost effectiveness, user convenience, energy saving and cleaner manufacturing process.