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Luxfer sponsors the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Everest North Ridge Expedition 2003

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.



Luxfer carbon composite cylinders are first to be granted five-year retest cycle by DOT

RIVERSIDE, Calif - May 21, 2001 -- Luxfer Gas Cylinders announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has determined that Luxfer carbon composite cylinders need to be retested only every five years instead of every three years. Luxfer is the first and only U.S. cylinder manufacturer to be granted this extended retest cycle, which applies both to new carbon composite cylinders and cylinders already in use.