Join gasworld sponsors and push your brand to the African industrial gas community

gasworld conferences offer companies an effective platform to strengthen both their brand position and regional presence, whilst showcasing their products and services to a carefully selected target audience. Sponsors will receive significant exposure to both the African market, and a global audience of industrial gas professionals.

To help you consider whether sponsorship would be a worthwhile investment for your company, view the adjacent pdf’s to gain an overview of a gasworld conference.

Premier Sponsors:


Air Products - Sponsors of the Conference Dinner

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Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. With over 20,000 employees and operations in more than 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage, health and personal care to energy, transportation and semiconductors. We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and services.

Founded in 1940, Air Products has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Our aim is to develop lasting relationships with our customers and communities based on human qualities: understanding their needs, doing business with integrity and honesty, and demonstrating a passion for exceeding expectations.

Global Gases - Sponsors of the Pre-Conference Cocktail

The Global Gases Group FZCO (, a rapidly expanding industrial gases company with operations in seventeen countries, is the leading independent supplier of gases to the offshore diving market. Global Gases operates an expanding network of helium transfills, specialty gas production and equipment manufacturing operations with existing facilities in Dubai, Singapore, Cape Town, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Nanjing, Perth and Singapore. The company has four more upcoming facilities that should be up and running in 2013 namely Bethlehem-USA, Chennai-India, Malta & Zhongshan, China. Global Gases also supplies helium, other gases and related services to
the U.S. military’s aerostat program in Afghanistan.

Bhuruka Gases Limited

Bhuruka Gases Limited is celebrating its 38th anniversary, recognised as one of the top leading manufacturers, and exporter of specialty, rare gas products, and industrial and liquid gas products. It is a SAP-R3
environment company in India, and is an independent, successful, dependable and quality conscious manufacturer, situated in the city of Bangalore - the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. To facilitate its product range, Bhuruka has installed and commissioned a modern 120 tpd air separation plant (ASU) designed and built by Linde, Germany. The Linde plant is capable of producing cryogenic products of the highest purity up to six grades, and is produced by the latest state-of-the-art Linde rectification process, with structured packed columns.Bhuruka Gases also has additional facilities like an ultra-high purity oxygen 99.999% plant made from electrolysis water. The plant is currently being upgraded to enable it to make 6.0N purity in liquid form.

The company also has a high purity methane plant - purities from 99.5% to 99.9995% can be produced through cryogenic distillation. Bhuruka is the only manufacturer of these high purity gases in India. In addition,
the company has a High Purity Gases and Gas Mixture Bottling division, a hydrogen plant (Bhuruka can supply purity up to 99.9999%), Specialty and Calibration Gas Mixtures division, and medical gases bottling plants. To ensure the quality of the product range, Bhuruka has installed and commissioned a full range of quality control instruments, which will ensure the products are analysed for purity during the manufacturing
process and before dispatch. Quality and safety are visible at BGL and the company endeavours to continually upgrade its facility and the training of its personnel to achieve customer satisfaction.

Other Sponsors:

Union Engineering is a worldwide leader in CO2 plants.

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Our main activities are sales, engineering, installation and servicing of modular and individually designed CO2 plants for a range of industries, namely industrial gases, breweries, soft drink bottlers, distilleries and desalination. We have above 600 reference plants worldwide.

At Union we also offer our customers a wide service programme called Serious Service, which offers support on many levels, from spare parts, units and operator training, to 24/7 hot line, emergency spare parts and remote process management.    

We are passionate about giving the best possible solutions to our customers, and we hold several patents for technologies and solutions developed in close cooperation with the customers.

As a result of a strong leading market position and a broad customer base, Union now has sales and service offices in Dubai, Singapore, Brazil, China, the USA and in Denmark (HQ).   

For any enquiries or questions please do not hesitate to contact us. You will find all branch addresses on www.union.dkor you can contact us on +45 7620 7700 or

iGAS Technology Solutions, in partnership with Filltech, Aeroflex, Krytem and M-tech


have been successfully providing turnkey industrial gas projects for the past decade, utilising combined expertise. The members of The Industrial Gas Project House each bring elements of the total solution, which can be either integrated into a total system solution or provided as standalone equipment.

Turnkey Industrial Gas Projects and Equipment:

Industrial, Medical and Specialty Gases



Fixed & Mobile Plant


Cylinder Filling

Gas Generation & Mixing

Distribution Schemes

Service & Support


Combined expertise for the industrial gas projects and equipment!

Aeroflex is a market leader in the design, development and distribution of specialist hose assemblies for use in some of the most aggressive environments.

Filltech is a European-leading German engineering and manufacturing company, designing, developing and selling filling solutions for the gas industry and expanding rapidly on a world-wide level.

Krytem develops, manufactures and sells components and facilities for the application and handling of technical gases, ranging from high pressure reciprocating pumps to cryogenic liquids including evaporators and gas heaters.

M-tech has obtained a world-wide reputation by producing high-quality filling systems for industrial cylinder gases. All systems are developed and produced in close cooperation with the customers.

iGAS provides the Industrial and Medical gases industries with “Turnkey” projects. iGas have expertise in Air Separation, HYCO and Special Gases. Fixed Cylinder/ Trailer and Transportable Cylinder filling systems, Gas Mixing and Distribution systems (including Offshore applications).


Elemental Analytics (Pty) Ltd

based in Boksburg, South Africa, specializing in analytical applications, comprising of 4 x Analytical Sales Engineers, 5 x Instrument Analyser Maintenance and Commissioning Engineers and 1 x Analytical Design Engineer who has effectively marketed and maintained instruments in this country fir the Elemental Analytics (Pty) Ltd is a company past 20 years.

Elemental Analytics (Pty) Ltd offers sales, services and system integration for Gas Analysers and Environmental Monitoring.  We design, install test and commission analytical products for process control, process optimisation and environmental applications.  With the use of our extensive experience doing turnkey projects, we offer a full extended product portfolio with related sample systems.  We are committed to exploring the import replacement market and serve the industry with products of high quality and reliability. We place great emphasis on our product enhancement program and remain committed to the search for new technology to add to our current product portfolio.



The VRV Group

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The VRV Group is a leading multinational corporation with expertise in the design and manufacture of highly engineered pressure equipment for the cryogenic, chemical, petrochemical, and power industries. 

Building on more than 50 years experience, the cryogenic division of the group uses innovative techniques to produce a comprehensive range of products and services dedicated to the design and fabrication of state-of-the-art vacuum insulated tanks for the distribution and storage of cryogenic liquefied gases (nitrogen, oxygen, argon, LNG etc) for use in industrial, healthcare, electronics, food, energy and environmental applications.

Today VRV is one the world’s leading manufacturers of cryogenic storage tanks and cryogenic semi-trailers.  More than 75% of VRV’s output is exported to the world’s largest industrial gas companies to more than 80 countries from multiple production sites worldwide.

Headquartered at Ornago, Italy for more than 50 years, VRV has manufacturing facilities in Italy, France and India and commercial offices in the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, India (Mumbai) and Malaysia.

AirSep® Corporation

AirSep® Corporation, A Chart Industries Company offers innovative PSA & VPSA oxygen supply solutions to many industrial and medical markets as an alternative to delivered supplies. These non-cryogenic, on-location oxygen production systems economically generate oxygen from compressed or pressurized air on demand. With dew points of -100º F (-73º C) and purities of 90-95%, AirSep offers a standard product line of 24 models, plus custom VPSA tonnage plants, that deliver 5 - 115 Tons/day of oxygen. In business for more than 25 years AirSep manufactures time-tested PSA & VPSA Oxygen Systems that are engineered to generate oxygen in some of the harshest conditions, 24 hrs a day. AirSep Oxygen Generators are the most economical alternative to purchased oxygen. For more information on how AirSep Oxygen Generators can reduce your oxygen cost, contact Angelo Barberic at 1-716-691-0202 ext 6266 or

by e-mail at

ASCO Carbon Dioxide LTD – All about CO2

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All about CO2 – ASCO’s motto says it all: The Swiss CO2 specialist is a provider of individual and complete CO2 solutions and has a practical experience of over 80 years in the wide field of CO2 and dry ice.

The product range includes CO2 production plants, CO2 stack gas and by-product recovery plants, CO2 storage tanks, CO2 cylinder filling systems, atmospheric CO2 vaporisers, CO2 transfer pumps, CO2 testing equipment, CO2 gas detectors, CO2 dosing systems for water neutralisation, dry ice production machines, dry ice blasting equipment and other CO2 accessories. Thanks to this high degree of expertise and broad range of products, customers benefit from having a one-stop provider of individual, complete solutions. ASCO has all you ever need to make your CO2 project a success.

New CO2 stack gas recovery technology

At gasworld’s 3rd African Industrial Gas Conference ASCO presents its new CO2 stack gas recovery plants: the revolutionary ASCOSORB technology turns otherwise wasted vent flue gas into a profitable CO2 source. This new technology offers great savings in energy consumption compared to previous stack gas recovery technologies and therefore greatly reduced OPEX.


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ACD, LLC. is a leading manufacturer of cryogenic pumps and turbomachinery for the industrial gas, oil, and alternative fuels industries.  Its diverse product line includes a variety of cryogenic pumps for (L/CNG) fuel gas, high pressure cylinder/storage filling systems, trailer off-loading, bulk transfer, bunker loading and storage tank filling.

The Cryogenic Industries Service Companies, ACD’s global network of sales and service companies, specialize in repair and maintenance, technical support and cryogenic new equipment sales.  Strategically located around the globe, the CI Service Companies maintain complete lines of exchange pumps and assemblies, extensive inventory of spare parts, and qualified technicians for all ACD pumps. Their progressive exchange programs ensure minimal downtime and maximize the highest operating return using ACD pumps.

ACD is ISO 9001-2008 certified, ensuring that every component meets the highest standards of quality in the industry.  With nearly 50 years of experience, ACD continues to provide highly engineered solutions to the most challenging problems in cryogenic equipment design and operation. Please visit for additional information.


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Cryoquip is one of the world’s leading fabricators of cryogenic and industrial gas related processing equipment, from ASU’s manufacturing liquefied gases to heat exchangers, vacuum jacketed (insulated) piping and re-gasification systems enabling gases to be used in a multitude of applications.  Cryoquip has manufactured thousands of re-gasification systems for fluids such as LNG, LPG, Ethylene, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Argon, Hydrogen, Methane and Helium, using all types of energy sources and its equipment reflects the state of the art advanced innovative designs with legendary quality and reliability.

Cryoquip has established strategically located manufacturing facilities in the USA, Australia, Brasil, China, Europe, India and Malaysia, and this facility network is unrivalled in the industry. Our capability to provide equipment expertise and technology in cryogenic re-gasification and processing equipment both locally and globally all around the world is second to none.

Please visit for additional information.


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Cryostar, a pioneer in the design and manufacture of cryogenic equipment, started its activity in 1967 with liquefied gas distribution pump manufacturing – a product range that rapidly extended to process pumps and turbo expanders for air separation units.

Progressively, Cryostar entered other markets providing compressors and heat exchangers for the LNG ships market, turbines for hydrocarbon applications, LNG/LCNG fuelling stations, turbo expander-generators for clean energy, and small-scale liquefaction plants.

Cryostar is also at the forefront of cylinder filling technology and its turnkey automated cylinder filling stations have demonstrated their technological superiority for years in demanding environments both for industrial and medical gases. 

Cryostar has over the years developed a global presence and today has 8 business centres (with 2 locations in the USA) and 23 agents throughout the world.

Visit our website for further details


VÍTKOVICE CYLINDERS a.s. is one of the largest world’s manufacturers of seamless steel cylinders, a major producer of pressure tanks, high-pressure accumulators and grinding balls. The company is an important member of VÍTKOVICE MACHINERY GROUP.

M1 Engineering

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M1 Engineering is an independent UK-based manufacturer with 40 years experience in the supply of cryogenic road tankers and ISO tank containers.

The company is at the forefront of technical advances in the cryogenic transport equipment industry and focuses on providing market leading payloads throughout its product range.

Today, M1 Engineering supplies its products globally and its range of both all aluminium and all stainless steel CARRYMORE™ road tankers and ‘Microbulk’ rigid units are optimised to meet individual countries’ gross vehicle weights. The company’s range of MAXIMO™ISO cryogenic containers include 20ft, 30ft, and 40 ft options, along with Swapbody designs all in working pressures from 4 to 36 bar.

M1 Engineering’s range of cryogenic road tankers and ISO tank containers include designs for the carriage of liquid nitrogen (LIN, liquid oxygen (LOX), liquid argon (LAR), carbon dioxide (CO2), LNG, liquid ethylene, and nitrous oxide.



INOXCVA is a leading manufacturer of cryogenic storage, distribution and oil field equipment, with a global presence spanning over 100 countries. The company is an ISO 9001-2008 & OHSAS 18001 certified company, and is focused on the design, manufacture and supply of vacuum insulated cryogenic tanks used for storage, distribution and transportation of industrial gases.

With manufacturing facilities located in India, US, Brazil, Canada, and China, INOXCVA is efficiently utilising its manufacturing and service scale to capitalise on opportunities across the globe. In order to reiterate its commitment to manufacturing high quality cryogenic products and systems, INOXCVA has acquired many standard global approvals and certifications, including ISO 9001:2008, USDOT, WMI,NH TSA,NBIC,ASME(USTAMP),CGA, AWS, ADM, HPO, PED, and TPED, to name just a few.

INOXCVA offers one of the world’s widest ranges of products and services across the cryogenic value chain, and is committed to offering significantly higher value to its customer base across the industry segment.

Pdc machines

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Pdc machines is a company that provides engineered solutions for specialty gas and chemical processing equipment worldwide. Our state-of-the-art products are the top choice of industrial gas and renewable energy companies. We work closely with our clients to design, fabricate, test, and install custom-made products from diaphragm compressors to alternative energy equipment, pilot plants, reactors, stirrers, pumps, and more.  Established in 1977, pdc machines is a 2nd generation family-owned and operated business that is rooted in innovation, business discipline, fair pricing, and a deep commitment to our employees, clients, and the communities we serve.

Pdc’s Diaphragm compressors are the preferred choice when contamination-free and leak-tight gas compression is required. Pdc compressors have earned a reputation for high quality, reliability, low maintenance and extended service intervals. Several customers have run the compressors from 15,000 to 40,000 hours without any parts replacement except for oil changes.

Pdc is experienced in handling industrial gases, rare, pyrophoric, toxic, synthetic, corrosive and gas mixtures. PDC Machines provides standard and custom-designed diaphragm compressors with a comprehensive assortment of options to meet any application. Discharge pressures range from 50 psi to 60,000 psi (3.4 bar to 4137 bar) and power consumption from 3 hp to 200 hp. (2 Kw to 150 kW) and flow rates based on compression ratio to over 3,000 Nm3/hr.

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African Cryogenics


African Cryogenics is the holding entity for Rand Air & Gas Installations and Cryoshield. As two leading cryogenic businesses with the ability to design and produce storage vessels for the cryogenic industry through highly specialised technology, making us the leading supplier of cryogenic storage, transport and processing equipment on the African Continent.

We offer a total solution for your industrial gas requirements with 40 years’ experience in the industry. We offer design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of your cryogenic equipment.



Herose GmbH


Herose GmbH is a key worldwide manufacturer of valves for cryogenic applications within the industrial gas and LNG storage, distribution, plant and shipping sectors.

Benefiting from over 130 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of valves, Herose strives to provide customers with technical solutions that exceed industry standards.

Herose’s comprehensive cryogenic product range includes safety, globe, gate, check, control and ESD (emergency shut-off) valves.  The company’s range is enhanced by the recent introduction of electrically actuated shut-off valves in addition to the fire safe certified cryogenic valves for LNG or similar hazardous applications. Today Herose is at the leading edge of valves being supplied for LNG ship fuelling installations.

Herose is helping to pioneer changes in the evolving cryogenic gas industries.

African Gas Equipment

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We established this company to form a base from where we can offer products and services to the African Gas Industry. These products and services will be supported with competent, qualified and service oriented staff.

Our products are sourced around the world from superior suppliers who have developed reputations that we aim to follow and emulate as being examples of being the best in the world. These suppliers also have proven track records of service and support for the products and services they provide to us.

Product quality, reliability and suitability is of utmost importance to us. Where there is a technical requirement or a standard governing any product, we will ensure compliance by participating in the standards writing processes and by providing feedback to our principals on the requirments of our industry and the compliance required in accordance with our relevant National Standards.

Cryogas Equipment

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Cryogas Industries Group was established in 1996 in India.  The Group is dedicated and focussed to design, engineering, manufacture, test, supply, install and commission difference sizes and types of specialized Cryogenic Equipment, Industrial Gas Filling Stations, Industrial Gas Back-up Supply Systems, Turnkey Contracts, Cryogenic Vaporization Systems, etc.

Wide range of cryogenic vaporizers, heating systems, gas flow control skids, special purpose cryogenic systems are designed and manufactured to customer requirement across the globe.  Cryogas Equipment Group has manufacturing facilities within India and in Special Economic Zone to cater to the domestic market as well as exporting to more than 50 countries.  Different companies in the Group follow ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 systems.

Staying ahead, Cryogas Equipment Group offers LNG Regasification Station, Fuelling Stations, On Board Fuel Supply Systems and LNG/CNG Dispensing Stations.

The recent association with Sumitomo Heavy Industries Limited of Japan enables IWI Cryogenic Vaporization Systems (India) Pvt. Limited, one of the major companies in the Cryogas Equipment Group, to supply Portable Liquefaction Plants for Nitrogen and Helium to meet with laboratory and research applications.  The Portable Liquefaction Plant also offers fully automatic liquid generation systems as well as storage and decantation of Liquid Nitrogen and Liquid Helium.

SIAD Group


Founded in Bergamo, Italy, in 1927, the SIAD Group is active in: Industrial Gases; Engineering; Welding, Industrial Goods; Healthcare and Services. SIAD Macchine Impianti is the company of the Group dedicated to the Engineering sector. It designs, manufactures and installs, throughout the world, API618 Reciprocating Compressors for compressing all gases and Air Separation Units for manufacturing technical gases in different sectors: Refinery, Petrochemical, Chemical, Energy, Gas Industry, Food.



Suzhou Xinglu

Suzhou Xinglu

Suzhou Xinglu

Suzhou Xinglu Air Separation Plant Science and Technology Development Co., Ltd (short for XLA) is located in Xiangcheng Development District in Suzhou City, China, and its headquarters stretches over an area of 68,000 square metres. The company specialises in the design, manufacture and sales of air separation plants, including oxygen plants, nitrogen plants, liquid plants, and cryogenic separation plant with hydrogen-free rectified argon. Meanwhile, XLA has accumulated abundant experience in high purity oxygen purification plants, LNG plants, CO2 recovery plants, and argon recovery plants, as well as application of steam turbines in air separation units etc.

The company’s products application expands into a great many fields including metallurgy, the chemicals industry, new energy, waste gas recovery, electronics, medicines, construction material, textile, and heat treatment, to name just a few. XLA’s plants have been regularly exported to nearly 20 countries globally, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Mexico, Bolivia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Iran and Syria. The company firmly believes that its technology and products will win more and more customers’ faith and affections both within and beyond China. XLA would like to work hand in hand with friends from the industrial gas industry all over the world, in order to create a fine common future.