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Conserving Cryogen is key to customer savings with new Praxair Tunnel Freezer System

February 13, 2014
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Praxair Freezer TunnelPraxair Inc. announced the introduction of its newest tunnel freezing system, the Praxair ColdFront Cryo-Saver Tunnel Freezer. The freezer was introduced to the food industry at the 2014 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), held in Atlanta from January 28-30. The new Tunnel Freezer System employs advanced technologies developed by Praxair that expand the ability of processors to freeze more economically in the same footprint of a traditional cryogenic tunnel system.

Praxair has more than 40 years of experience providing customers with assistance controlling costs, increasing productivity and making freezer equipment easier to clean. The Cryo-Saver Tunnel Freezer’s entrance and exit are uniquely positioned to decrease the infiltration of room air into the freezer, which can result in up to 15% savings in customer operating costs depending upon the production parameters. The freezer enclosure is also designed to meet new USDA sanitation standards and make clean-up quick and thorough, allowing the production facility to more easily maintain in-house sanitary equipment standards.

Praxair has offered advanced cryogenic gases and freezing systems for the food industry for more than 40 years. For more information, go to

Praxair Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2012 sales of $11 billion, is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and many others. More information about Praxair, Inc. is available at

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