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Hexagon Composites receives orders to several markets outside Europe

News International-French

13 Dec 2013

The company wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Ragasco has recently been awarded several new orders for delivery of composite LPG cylinders to markets outside Europe. The total value of the orders is approximately EUR 4.5 million (NOK 37 million).

Hexagon Ragasco's main market for LPG cylinders has traditionally been the seasonal European leisure market. To further expand sales and secure high capacity utilization also in the autumn, Hexagon Ragasco has been working on developing selected markets in Africa, Asia, Central and South America as well as in the Middle East.

According to confidentiality agreement with the customers, Hexagon Composites will not announce the names of the companies.

Hexagon Ragasco is one of the world's leading producer of composite LPG cylinders with around 8 million units in use. The high-volume highly automated production facility in Raufoss, Norway is one of the most advanced of its kind world-wide. Hexagon Ragasco's products provide many advantages over traditional steel cylinders in terms of safety and user-friendliness.

Hexagon Composites ASA is a publicly listed company with its head office in Alesund, Norway. The Group develops and supplies composite cylinders for storage and transport of gases under pressure and multiaxial composite reinforcements.

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