Cylinders Holding: history, quality, experience Cylinder production with a century of tradition Cylinders Holding is a leading producer in high-pressure seamless steel cylinders, pressure vessels, and highpressure gas containers. Their tradition of steel cylinder production goes back more than a hundred years; for decades it has been closely connected to Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian Region, but it also extends to neighbouring countries. Products and innovative solutions provided by Cylinders Holding are delivered to customers in countries all over the world.
mainly virtual gas pipe technology, automotive CNG, and cutting-edge trends in the use of hydrogen. Cylinders Holding is a group which has grown upon the tradition of Vítkovice Ironworks (est. 1828). In 1999 the Holding parted from the machinery plants of Vítkovice and has developed as an independent section, in three strictly defined spheres: pressure cylinders and vessels, applications (mobile and stationary gas containers), and services. In 2017 the Holding introduced anew logo and underwent an overall rebranding.
From 1906, when the first pressure steel cylinder was made in Ostrava, straight through to the present, the companies of Cylinders Holding have produced and distributed over 25 million high-pressure steel cylinders made in their own facilities according to their own know-how based on the unique method of reverse extrusion from a block of steel. These products are used in a wide range of applications from small cylinders in respiration equipment to large pressure vessels used in trailers and containers of virtual gas pipe technology.
Cylinders Holding is a growing international corporation exclusively owned by Czech capital, with customers and business partners, hundreds of companies in over 70 countries all over the world.
The group’s research and development have recently focused on the mobility and storage of energy resources,
Crucial fields using steel cylinders: • technical welding & shielding gases • fire extinguishing technologies • food processing & beverage industry • medical gases • diving and respiration equipment • automotive
Text: Eva Kijonková Foto: Radovan Horský
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