RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2003)—The Luxfer Service Center Division of Luxfer Gas Cylinders has received approval to the international quality standard ISO 9001:2000 from Lloyd's Registry Quality Assurance (LRQA), a leading international certification body.
May 23, 2003 - Luxfer Medical’s lightweight oxygen cylinders played a major role in helping the RN and RM Expedition reach the summit of Mount Everest despite overwhelming setbacks including injuries and abnormally high winds during the 8,800 North Ridge Climb.
In April 2003 the Royal Navy and Royal Marines are mounting a 2-month expedition to climb the North East Ridge of Mount Everest. Comprising ten climbers and three support managers it will be the RN and RM’s first attempt on the World’s highest mountain, marking the 50th anniversary of its first ascent by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing. The expedition patron is Admiral Sir Jonathon Band KCB, Commander-in-Chief Fleet.
October 15, 2002—Luxfer Gas Cylinders facilities in the United States were awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for “Design and Manufacture of Compressed Gas Cylinders” in October 2002 following an extensive audit in September.