News by Raam Shanker

Equitus and Luxfer Gas Cylinders extend sustainable transport deal

Equitus Design Engineering and Innovations has strengthened its grip in the sustainable transport sector after landing a renewed contract with Luxfer Gas Cylinders Division of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR).

The company is supporting Luxfer Gas Cylinders with the design of numerous systems it is currently developing for sustainable transport sector clients.

HVS, Van Hool, Iveco and Tevva Electric are among Luxfer Gas Cylinders’ client base.

Equitus, a London headquartered design, engineering and innovation company with bases in Manchester and Bangalore, is continuing its 3D modelling, CAD Design and Finite Element Methods based structural mechanics assessments to support Luxfer Gas Cylinders on this growth trajectory.

Kevin Gilbert, Design Manager at Luxfer Gas Cylinders, said: “Equitus’ expertise in this area is second to none and we’re pleased to announce that we will continue to work with them.

“A greener world for future generations is part of Luxfer’s core objectives during what is an exciting period for sustainable transport.”

Luxfer Gas Cylinders works with multiple commercial vehicle manufacturers around the world to supply industry leading hydrogen cylinders while also designing hydrogen fuel systems.

It has an 80-year legacy in gas containment, has manufacturing facilities in California, Canada and China and boasts a specialist and expanding alternative fuel facility at its Colwick, Nottingham operation.

Raam Shankar, Equitus CEO and Founder, said: “We’re delighted, after a successful start to our partnership, to have agreed a renewal with such a reputable organisation.

“Luxfer Gas Cylinders is dedicated to bringing forward a brighter future for sustainable transport and mobility and Equitus is committed to helping them achieve this.

“Our work aligns with five United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and we look forward to closely working with the amazing people at Luxfer Gas Cylinders and their excellent client base.”