Bringing over 10 years of international management experience in selling gas containment products into the industrial gases industry, Michael Rollins has joined Norris Cylinders as director of Business Development for Europe.

Effective October 1, 2012, Rollins’ appointment will see him take responsibility for all business development activities and promotion and sales of industrial gas cylinders sold into the European market.

In his most recent position as director of sales and marketing for Taylor Wharton LLC, Rollins lead the company’s cryogenic bulk tank and portable products sales division for North and South America and Europe, and was responsible for marketing worldwide.

From 2005 to 2011, based in Vienna, Austria, Rollins was responsible for Taylor Wharton’s European sales and marketing operations. Prior to that, from 2002 to 2005, Rollins was employed by Worthington Cylinders Austria and was responsible for the European sales and marketing of high-pressure cylinders, LPG cylinders, refillable and non-refillable refrigerant cylinders, and air reservoirs.

The name Norris has been synonymous with quality for nearly three quarters of a century. A Tri Mas Company, Norris Cylinder is the manufacturer of compressed gas cylinders used for the storage and transportation of compressed industrial gases. Cylinders are produced to the US/Canada DOT/TC, ISO, UN, PI, As, ASME, and other specifications.

Norris Cylinders are in use on every continent, meeting and exceeding the global industrial gas community’s expectations.