The engineering & construction activities of Air Liquide started in China in 1995, with the establishment of E&C Hangzhou. Over the past two decades, E&C Hangzhou has grown to be a major engineering and manufacturing center of Air Liquide Group with nearly 600 employees. It specializes in designing, engineering, manufacturing and constructing leading-edge air separation plants, syngas purification units, carbon monoxide plants, hydrogen recovery plants, and other industrial gas plants, with footprints covering 43 cities in China and worldwide. E&C Hangzhou is one of the leading manufacturers in cryogenic field in China.
E&C China also operates another major engineering center in Shanghai. It focuses on solution development and project execution based on proprietary Lurgi technologies such as Steam Methane Reformer (SMR) and gasification. In addition, it also provides technical support for licensing Lurgi technologies and is playing an increasingly important role for clean chemical conversion in China.
Riding on local engineering resources combined with the cutting-edge technologies of Air Liquide Group, E&C China has been contributing to the transformation and upgrading of many Chinese industries by delivering production units with very low emissions, low industrial energy consumption and high price-performance ratio. At the same time, E&C China also commits to creating constant values for its employees, the communities and the Chinese society over the long term.