Praxair Asia increases gas prices
The price increase is due to escalating raw material and production costs for electronic process gases used in compound semiconductor growth
Praxair Asia has notified its electronic gases customers of a price increase of 10%-20% which became effective on July 1, 2012, on select electronic process gases as contracts permit.
The company says this increase will allow Praxair Asia to sustain the highest standard of product quality and make ongoing investments to support the continuous growth of our customers. Praxair Asia also continues to implement a variety of productivity programs to improve the overall cost structure.
Praxair Asia’s electronics business supplies customers in the LED, and Photovoltaic (PV) segments. Products to these segments include process gases, such as precursors, dopants, reactants, etchants, inerts, as well as bulk, on-site, and associated distribution equipment.