Luxfer Gas Cylinders targets European growth


Luxfer Gas Cylinders has appointed Nick Herbert as Europe Sales Director as the Nottingham-based company targets ambitious growth plans on the continent in the coming years.

Herbert said, “Luxfer really is Nottingham’s best kept secret, tucked away in Colwick, and when I saw the role, it ticked so many boxes. Before joining Luxfer, I didn’t have an appreciation of the scale and diversity of the gas cylinder industry, nor did I realise that the hydrogen economy, from a transportation perspective, is as dynamic as it is. That was a huge draw for me.”

As Luxfer continues to expand its alternative fuel offering, designing hydrogen solutions to help decarbonise the transport sector, Herbert’s mix of experience was deemed a perfect match.

An engineer by degree, studying at Loughborough University, he spent the first part of his career in the profession before evolving into project management. Roles with leading automotive organisations Tsubakimoto and Gates Corporation followed, working with Toyota, Ford, Jaguar and Volvo, after which Nick secured his first director position with vehicle conversion specialists Bri-Stor Systems, before venturing into the green energy sector with a company manufacturing components for wind turbines.

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