February 21, 2017 1:00 PM ET


Company Overview of White Martins Gases Industriais Ltda.

Company Overview

White Martins Gases Industriais Ltda., an industrial gases company, supplies atmospheric, process, medical, and specialty gases in Brazil. The company engages in manufacturing and marketing cylinders for Brazil's market and for export purposes. It serves various companies in the steel and mining segment. The company was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with additional operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. White Martins Gases Industriais Ltda. operates as a subsidiary of Praxair Inc.

Avenida das Américas, 3434

Bloco 7

6th Floor

Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22640-102


Founded in 1912


55 21 3279 9000


800 709 9001

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White Martins Gases Industriais Ltda. Key Developments

White Martins Signs Long-Term Oxygen Supply Agreement of Oxygen to Fibria Celulose S/A

White Martins, has signed a long-term agreement expanding its supply of oxygen to Fibria Celulose S/A in Três Lagoas, Brazil. Through its Horizon 2 Project, Fibria is expanding its Três Lagoas facility, located in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The expansion is expected to be completed in late 2017. Praxair’s new plant, also expected to start up in late 2017, is designed to increase Fibria’s productivity and support the company’s expansion of this site. Fibria currently has global annual production capacity of 5.3 million tons of eucalyptus pulp and is seeking to increase its capacity to 7.25 million tons annually. Fibria’s expansion will demand an additional 160 tons per day of oxygen, for use in the pulp delignification stage, also known as pre-bleaching pulp.

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