Sheffield-based AMS Composite Gas Cylinders, the specialist distributors of a range of advanced gas cylinders, will be part of the Medilink Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Medica 2017 –the World Forum for Medicine, Medical Equipment and Technologies.

Medica is the largest trade event in the medical sector calendar. A yearly international trade fair and conference attended by industry leaders from across the globe, it features the latest products, solutions and developments in the medical industry. The 2017 event will be held from 13th – 16th November in Düsseldorf.

The Medilink Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission comprises a hand-picked selection of the most innovative, forward-thinking medical industry companies from across the North of England.

AMS Directors Malcolm Worrall and James Cooper will be attending the four-day event, meeting with industry leaders to bring a new range of advanced, lightweight gas cylinders to the UK and European markets.

James Cooper, Director at AMS explains:

“The North is a hotbed of medical industry innovation, and we’re proud to be flying the flag for the region as part of the world’s largest medical technology trade show.

“AMS Composite Cylinders is at the forefront of medical gas cylinder technology, and Medica is an excellent opportunity for us to showcase our unique products to potential customers across Europe.

“AMS cylinders offer an attractive alternative for medical gas suppliers – using cutting edge materials and technology to deliver real, measurable benefits in terms of performance, value and lifespan. Lightweight and with non-limited life in service, they are approved for use across Europe and are already being used by significant players in the industry.”

AMS Composite Cylinders is the exclusive European and UK distributor for an advanced range of lightweight gas cylinders from Advanced Material Systems (AMS), one of the world’s leading carbon fibre technology specialists, based in Taiwan.

The company produces a range of standard and customised carbon composite and aluminium cylinders, with products suitable for a wide variety of breathing air and oxygen therapy applications, including healthcare, respiratory, SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus), laboratory, emergency and environmental uses.

The high-quality carbon composite cylinders offer high pressure (300 Bar), low weight, and NLL (Non-Limited Life) performance, and are accredited for use worldwide. AMS cylinders are already in widespread use by leading gas industry suppliers and end users across the North American, Asian, European, UK and Australian markets.

Manufactured to ISO standards in a dedicated, regulatory-compliant facility in Taipei, Taiwan, AMS products hold a wide range of quality assurance accreditations, including: ISO 11119-2, UN-TPED Pi, DOT (USA), TC (Canada).


AMS Composite Cylinders Ltd was formed in 2017 by an experienced team of gas supply and medical device industry specialists, to provide customers in the UK and Europe with these state of the art, lightweight gas cylinders, backed up by reliable service and short lead times. Additional information about AMS Composite Cylinders Ltd can be found at .


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