St. Petersburg, Russia, 20 July 2018 – Today, Linde Power Machines LLC celebrated the production of the first coil-wound heat exchanger manufactured in its workshop near St. Petersburg, Russia. The final inspection was attended by Gazprom Pererabotka, owner of the Amur gas-processing plant, Nipigaz, general contractor to the Amur plant and Linde AG’s Engineering Division, the licensor and engineering partner.
This special heat exchanger is the first result of Linde’s manufacturing localization in Russia which was started in the second half of 2017 and began operation in January 2018. Christoph Seeholzer, CEO of Linde Power Machines mentioned the excellent cooperation between German Linde colleagues and the Russian colleagues here in St. Petersburg. “We all are very proud that we could produce this heat exchanger in extraordinary quality and with delivery to site ahead of schedule,” he summarized during the final inspection and customers' inspectors could be convinced by Linde quality made in Russia. Linde Power Machines is now preparing for manufacturing large coil-wound heat exchangers for the liquefaction of natural gas in the planned Russian LNG-plants.
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