TURIN, Italy (September 27-28, 2008)–The Third World Fair for NGVs and H2Vs (natural gas vehicles and hydrogen vehicles) attracted more than 10,000 visitors from around the world and proved to be a highly successful event for Luxfer Gas Cylinders and its European partner, Enviromech.

Luxfer and Enviromech showcased the recent opening of their new Alternative Fuel Centre in Brescia, Italy.

The conference theme, “Clean Energy For A Sustainable World,” highlighted the need for European initiatives to convert both public and private transport systems to alternative fuels within a viable timescale.

Mark Lawday, Luxfer’s global marketing manager for alternative fuels, commented: “The opening of our European Alternative Fuel is another important milestone as Luxfer Gas Cylinders and Enviromech march forward in the AF market. The facility provides local European technical expertise, dedicated customer service and a large stock-holding of cylinders to ensure that we consistently meet automotive sector lead-times.”

Grant Lindberg, managing director of Enviromech Industries’ European Division, said: “The opening of the Luxfer-Enviromech European Alternative Fuel Centre provides customers with complete alternative fuel systems solutions. From engineering and manufacturing through service and support, the Luxfer-Enviromech partnership provides unmatched alternative fuel systems expertise, quick turnaround and competitive pricing.”