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.
LONDON (July 20, 2005) — A number of Luxfer Nottingham employees were among the hundreds of participants who took part in the British Lung Foundation’s (BLF) recent “Stair Climb Challenge” at London’s City Hall.
NOTTINGHAM, England (4th December 2009)—BOC Healthcare has announced the introduction of its ultra-lightweight l-litre, 300-bar oxygen cylinders that weight just 1.55 kg at full capacity. The new BOC product features Luxfer’s Odyssey-L7X® composite cylinders, which include liners made from Luxfer’s patented L7X aluminium alloy wrapped with aerospace-grade carbon fibre.
NEW DELHI, India (20 February 2009)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders, the world’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure aluminium and composite cylinders, and Uttam Air Products, a leading gas manufacturer in India, have signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture aluminium cylinders in India.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (March 28, 2008)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders has introduced a new medical cylinder TradeUp program to replace the company’s cylinder refurbishment business. Luxfer announced on January 8 that it would exit its refurbishment business as part of a comprehensive restructuring of manufacturing operations around the world.
NOTTINGHAM, England (Dec. 14, 2007)—Members and supporters of British Lung Foundation (BLF) Breathe Easy groups recently held a fundraising event in Nottingham’s Broadmarsh Centre in support of the 6th annual World COPD Day.
NOTTINGHAM, England (Dec. 9, 2007)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders will exhibit its state-of-the-art, lightweight Luxfer Medical gas cylinder range at Arab Health 2008, a major international hospital, medical equipment and services exhibition to be held Jan. 28-31 in Dubai, UAE, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
NOTTINGHAM, England (Aug. 10, 2007)--Medical Gas Solutions (MGS) has successfully completed implementation of a five-year contract with the East Midlands Ambulance Service by supplying Luxfer’s 300-bar, 2-litre Odyssey™ and 10-litre Excursion™ cylinders under the MGS brand name “New Vision”.