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Luxfer to showcase AF cylinders and systems at Busworld

Luxfer Gas Cylinders, an international manufacturer of lightweight, fuel-efficient carbon composite cylinders and systems for containment of compressed natural gas (CNG), will exhibit its innovative, space-saving alternative fuel systems at the Busworld International Trade Fair in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21 April 2012. For details about the show, visit www.busworld.org


Luxfer Italy committed to clean energy in more ways than one

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.


Dual fuel Warburtons bread trucks in UK equipped with Luxfer AF cylinders

Warburtons, a large British baking company, has introduced six dual fuel Mercedes-Benz Axor tractor-trailer units into its UK distribution fleet. Equipped with Luxfer carbon composite alternative fuel cylinders, the trucks have engines converted to run on both compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel by the Hardstaff Group at their facility in Nottingham, England.






Luxfer L7X® cylinders used in rescue of miners in Chile

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.