Luxfer is a global materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of high-performance materials, components and gas cylinders to customers in a broad range of growing end-markets. Our aim is to develop close collaborative relationships with our customers to find innovative solutions to their needs for advanced materials, components and gas containment. Our focus is on demanding applications where our technical know-how and manufacturing expertise combine to deliver a superior product. Our business development is focused on the growing markets for environmental, healthcare, protection and specialty technologies. The Group is truly international employing approximately 1,700 people in 27 countries. It operates 20 manufacturing plants in 7 countries, UK, USA, France, Czech Republic, Canada, India and China, plus our joint venture in India . Its Corporate Head Office is in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, UK. Luxfer’s products are in use all around us in most countries of the world. Applications for our products include:- improving fuel economy by light weighting aircraft, trucks, buses, trains and cars;- controlling emissions from road vehicles, converting noxious gases into harmless ones;- removing toxic metals from drinking water and industrial effluent;- improving patient mobility and quality of life with lightweight, portable medical equipment; and- protecting people and equipment in conflict and emergency situations. Environmental, healthcare and protection applications are a key focus of our business development, with the aim of generating more new products alongside those produced for our more traditional specialist markets.