RIVERSIDE, Calif.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Luxfer Gas Cylinders will officially launch its second generation of G-Stor™ Go Type 4 carbon composite cylinders for alternative fuel (AF) containment at the sixth annual ACTExpo in Long Beach, Calif., May 2-5.
MAZZANO, Italy (Oct. 17, 2011)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders has opened a new, fully equipped facility in Italy to build alternative fuel systems using compressed natural gas (CNG) stored in lightweight Luxfer carbon composite cylinders. What’s more, the new Luxfer Italy facility is actually powered by clean, alternative energy in the form of photovoltaic solar panels that cover its roof.
SALFORD, England (April 27, 2011)--Luxfer Group, international manufacturer of high-pressure gas cylinders and high-performance materials and the parent company of Luxfer Gas Cylinders, has secured a £110-million refinancing package from a consortium of three banks, plus Pricoa (Prudential Company of America).
Following the tsunami in Japan, electricity shortages have meant that oxygen therapy patients who would usually use concentrators are unable to do so. This has created a desperate need for oxygen cylinders as an alternative mode of therapy.
For 69 days from Aug. 5 until Oct. 14, 2010, the world waited anxiously to learn the fate of 33 copper miners trapped 700 meters (2,300 feet) underground in Copiapó, Chile. When, one by one, the men were finally hoisted slowly to the surface in a specially designed escape capsule, they were breathing oxygen supplied by four Luxfer 1-cubic-meter cylinders donated by Indura Chile, a long-time Luxfer customer.
SYDNEY, Australia (10 November 2009)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders has received enquiries about the rupture of a scuba cylinder in New South Wales on 16 August 2009. Various accounts of the incident, including several safety alerts, have been published, some of which may have led readers to believe that Luxfer manufactured the cylinder involved in the incident. This is not the case.