Luxfer and Uttam announce Indian cylinder JV


Luxfer Gas Cylinders, the world’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure aluminium and composite cylinders, and Uttam Air Products have signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture aluminium cylinders in India.

Uttam and Luxfer have been business associates since 2004 and the new cylinder manufacturing facility will feature state-of-the-art technology, including a computerized quality-control system.

Managing Director for the new venture will be Karan Bhatia, also Managing Director of Uttam and President of the All India Industrial Gas Manufacturers Association (AIIGMA), of which both Uttam and Luxfer are members and sponsors.

“The facility is being set up in the national capital region of Delhi, so it will be very well connected to the rest of the world,” Bhatia explained.

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