Selas Fluid Processing Corporation changes name to Linde Engineering North
BLUE BELL, Pa., March 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Selas Fluid Processing Corporation
announced today that the company's Executive Board has approved a name change
to Linde Engineering North America Inc., effective immediately. The company
engineers, supplies and constructs air separation and synthesis gas plants as
well as technology furnaces and fired process equipment for the refining,
petrochemical, chemical, gas, and pharmaceutical industries.
Acquired in 1983 by Linde AG of Munich, Germany, Selas Fluid Processing
Corporation became a subsidiary of Linde's Engineering Division, a leading
technology partner for plant engineering and construction worldwide. In 2009,
Linde Engineering's air separation, hydrogen, and synthesis gas plant product
lines serving the NAFTA region were transferred to Selas Fluid Processing
Corporation. That same year, Selas Fluid Processing Corporation relocated its
Revamp Services Group to Houston, Texas, to better serve the company's client
base in the western U.S. and Canada.
"The name change better reflects our status as a global technology,
engineering, procurement, and construction firm," said Bruce Hensinger,
President and CEO of Linde Engineering North America. "With this action, the
resources we possess as a member of a world-leading gases and engineering
company become more apparent to our customers."
The company's technology furnaces and fired process equipment will continue to
be marketed under the Selas® trademark.
Hydro-Chem will continue as a division of the company, and the unit will not
be subject to a name change. Hydro-Chem specializes in hydrogen and synthesis
gas plant designs ranging from 0.1 to 15 MM SCFD (100 to 17,000 NCMH)
capacities. Its modular plants are standardized to meet industry requirements.
Linde Process Plants Inc., with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and fabrication
facilities at the Port of Catoosa, Oklahoma, will continue to operate
separately as a member of The Linde Group serving the natural gas, refining,
petrochemical, and helium and hydrogen liquefier industries.
For more information visit: http://www.lindeus-engineering.com
About The Linde Group
The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around
62,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2012 financial
year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 15.280 bn (USD 19.9 bn). The strategy of
the Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the
expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and
services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners,
employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas,
regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to
technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and
For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com
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