DANBURY, Conn., 28 Sept. 2013. Praxair China Investment Company—a subsidiary of Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), a provider of technologies for aerospace and aircraft, electronics, and more—has opened a global technology center in Shanghai to support the development and implementation of innovative applications technologies.
The Praxair China Technology Center in the Jinqiao Development Zone of Pudong New Area houses laboratories, including pilot and demonstration facilities, to support a growing team of Praxair engineers and scientists who work with customers in China.
“The new Praxair China Technology Center is a state-of-the-art facility for our applications engineers and R&D organization,” describes Dr. Minda Ho, president of Praxair China. “These laboratories enable us to work closely with our business partners and customers to develop innovative products that meet their unique needs.”
“China is our largest and fastest growing market in Asia and this center is developing technology that will not only be used in China but also in Praxair’s businesses around the world,” says Ray Roberge, Praxair’s senior vice president and chief technology officer. “In addition, we are collaborating with several respected universities across China on important areas of research, which is a strategic advantage for Praxair. The innovation stemming from these projects and our ability to attract and recruit top talent from these and other educational institutions are key reasons we chose to open our facility here.”