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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.





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.


Luxfer did not manufacture scuba cylinder that ruptured in Australia in August 2009

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.