Specialty and advanced chemicals manufacturer Air Liquide Advanced Materials Inc. has reportedly inaugurated a new specialty chemical manufacturing plant in Upper Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania. As per trusted sources, the new facility adds approximately 105,000 square feet of production space to the existing operation of Air Liquide.
Reportedly, Air Liquide has worked closely with the Action Team of Governor of Pennsylvania to fortify its commitment to the region and complete the project. Sources privy to the matter claim that the new site features updated infrastructure and multiple manufacturing spaces that would offer next generation specialty chemical operations which complement the company’s global manufacturing base.
President and Chief Executive of Air Liquide Advanced Materials Inc, Paul Burlingame was reportedly quoted stating that the launch of the second advanced materials center in Upper Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania further improves the company’s capacity to cater the demands of customers for innovative technologies and products. Burlingame further commented that Air Liquide Advanced Materials is witnessing strong global growth owing to the focus of the company’s staff on the quality and safety of the facilities.
Based in New Jersey, Air Liquide Advanced Materials was formed in 2013 when Voltaix was purchased by Air Liquide and consequentially was merged with the ALOHA business line. The company manufactures a variety of products that enable next generation production methods. It currently operates production facilities in France, Japan, South Korea, and the United States.
Reportedly, the new manufacturing facility has received strong support from the community of the local Upper Mount Bethel, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
For the record, Air Liquide is one of the leading technology providers with more than 3.5 million customers across the globe. The company recorded a revenue of around 20.3 billion euros in 2017 and currently has a presence in about 80 nations.