Praxair investing more than $15M for plant in Virginia.

Posted by Steve Taggart

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - One of the largest industrial gas companies in the world is investing more than $15 million to open a manufacturing plant in Virginia.

Praxair will locate its operation on the property of Osage Bio Energy facility in Hopewell.

Praxair plans to capture and purify carbon dioxide from the bio-energy facility and market it in applications like freezing food, making carbonation and extracting natural gas from the ground.

The project will create 17 jobs.

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