Linde Starts Up New Plants to Supply EverDisplay Optronics in China

Guildford, UK, 30 July, 2019 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) announced today it has started up its new air separation plants to supply a combined 720 tons per day of high purity nitrogen to Shanghai EverDisplay Optronics Co., Ltd. (EDO) supporting its sixth generation AMOLED project. Under the terms of the contract, Linde will also supply EDO with oxygen, helium, argon and hydrogen.

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"We are pleased to have started supplying Everdisplay while expanding our industrial gas capacity and pipeline network in Shanghai and Yangtze River Delta." said Steven Fang, Head of Linde Greater China. "These new plants will increase our network density and ability to reliably supply the growing consumer electronics market in China."

Huiran Liu, General Manager of EDO, said, "EDO is committed to the development of AMOLED display technology and we have great confidence in Linde's track record of reliable and high-quality industrial gas supply."

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Linde is a leading industrial gases and engineering company with 2018 pro forma sales of USD 28 billion (EUR 24 billion). The company employs approximately 80,000 people globally and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Linde delivers innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers and creates long-term value for all stakeholders. The company is making our world more productive by providing products, technologies and services that help customers improve their economic and environmental performance in a connected world.

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