PRESS RELEASE

Hexagon Ragasco, the world’s leading producer of composite LPG cylinders, celebrates 10 million cylinders sold worldwide.

Today, millions of businesses and homes worldwide are using Hexagon Ragasco cylinders across a wide range of domestic, lifestyle and industrial applications. With an exceptional safety record and unique features enabling LPG distributors to gain market share while reducing their OPEX, the Hexagon Ragasco cylinders have steadily gained recognition over the past 15 years.

“What we have accomplished since we launched our product has surpassed our expectations; we feel confident to say today that we have set a new standard for LPG users. In this special occasion, we would like to thank our customers for their trust and partnership”, said Skjalg S. Stavheim, Managing Director of Hexagon Ragasco.

Hexagon Ragasco started its operations in February 2000, and has developed since then a customer base mainly composed of LPG distributors. In North America, under our brand Viking Cylinders, we also work with consumer focused retail businesses specialized in BBQ accessories, recreational vehicles (RV) and marine appliances.

As one of the pioneers in the industry, Hexagon Ragasco has customers in over 70 countries and continues to build partnerships in new regions to help gas businesses increase customer loyalty without compromising on safety. Production is carried out in modern, fully automated facilities located in Raufoss, Norway.

For more information:
Skjalg S. Stavheim, Managing Director, Hexagon Ragasco AS
Mobile: +47 977 95 565 | skjalg.stavheim@hexagonragasco.com

Solveig D Saether, Communication Manager, Hexagon Composites ASA
Telephone: +47 906 34 977 | E-mail: solveig.saether@hexagon.no

About Hexagon Ragasco
Hexagon Ragasco is the world’s leading producer of composite LPG cylinders with over 10 million units in commercial use. The high-volume, highly automated production facility in Raufoss, Norway is the most advanced of its kind world-wide. Hexagon Ragasco’s products are unique and provide many advantages over traditional steel cylinders in terms of safety and user-friendliness.

Hexagon Ragasco is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hexagon Composites ASA, a leading global supplier of composite pressure cylinders for gas applications. Hexagon Composites ASA is a publicly listed company with its headquarters in Aalesund, Norway. In 2014 the Group had sales of NOK 1 651 million to customers world-wide.

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