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Airgas to build air separation unit for Westlake in Kentucky

3:11 PM MDT | May 26, 2014 | —Clay Boswell

Airgas has signed a long-term agreement to build and operate an air separation unit (ASU) to supply tonnage oxygen and nitrogen via pipeline to Westlake’s expanded Calvert City, KY, vinyls manufacturing complex. Airgas expects the ASU, which will also supply liquid oxygen, nitrogen, and argon to the regional merchant market, to be onstream in the spring of 2016. Westlake recently converted the Calvert City facility’s ethylene plant to ethane feedstock and expanded its capacity by 180 million lbs/year. The company also increased polyvinyl chloride...

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