Hexagon Composites ASA

A global manufacturer of composite pressure vessels and systems for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), compressed natural gas (CNG), biomethane, compressed hydrogen gas (CHG), industrial gases (non-highly oxidized gases such as nitrogen, helium and argon).

Korsegata 8, PO Box 836
Alesund, NO-6001 NO


As Seen In CompositesWorld

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Thermoplastic door a first for automotive composites
A team of automotive researchers are engaged in a four-year project with goals of building a lighter, 100% recyclable, carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic door.

Williams FW-EVX features CFRP battery module boxes made with the 223 fold-to-form process

The markets: Fuels cells and batteries (2019)
Although fuel-cell powered vehicles could still be in the automotive future, growth will be measured, and so will the market there for composite components. Composites for battery packs in electric vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.

composite pressure vessels

Hexagon Composites to acquire remaining shares of Agility Fuel Solutions
The combined business will provide clean energy solutions to a wide range of end markets including household, industrial, gas transportation, marine, rail and automotive.

composite hydrogen tanks

Hexagon announces third composite hydrogen tank contract for fuel cell vehicles
A third automotive OEM commits to Hexagon Composites as supplier of composite hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles.


First US hydrogen fuel cell vessel to be built by Bay Ship and Yacht
Bay Ship and Yacht Co. has been awarded the contract to build the Water-Go-Round hydrogen fuel cell passenger vessel by Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine.

Titan 53

Hexagon unveils gas transport module featuring world's largest CFRP tanks
The TITAN 53 Mobile Pipeline gas transport module employs the largest composite cylinder tanks in the world.

Hexagon high-pressure cylinders.

Hexagon Composites delivers hydrogen cylinders for Toyota heavy-duty fuel cell truck
The life cycling properties of type 4 composite pressure cylinders, with plastic liners and carbon fiber structure, make them more suitable for storage of hydrogen than metal lined alternatives.

Hexagon Composites, Agility Fuel Systems finalize merger
The resulting company, Agility Fuel Solutions, will manufacture composite cylinders for natural gas vehicles.

Hexagon Composites produces new generation of cylinders for Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL
This is the result of years of research, development and testing with Daimler's wholly owned subsidiary NuCellSy.

Hexagon Composites, Agility Fuel Systems merge to create Agility Fuel Solutions
The combined company will have production sites in the U.S., Norway and Brazil, with technical centers located in Lincoln, Neb. and Kelowna, British Columbia.

Agility Hexagon wins contract for CNG tanks on large commercial fleet
Agility Hexagon will supply its 700-mile-range, Behind-the-Cab CNG system for heavy-duty trucks in the "largest commercial vehicle fleet" in the US.

SAERTEX buys Devold unit of Hexagon
The German multiaxial maker pays 115 million (NOK) for the wholly-owned subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, and will keep Devold as a parallel brand.

JEC Europe 2013 review
Snow in Paris slowed traffic to the show floor but did nothing to cool the enthusiasm of composites innovators in a broad range of markets.

PPG Fiber Glass sells interest in PPG-Devold joint venture
The Cheswick, Pa.-based reinforcements supplier's 50 percent share in the Shelby, N.C.-based joint venture, a glass fiber weaving operation that serves the wind energy industry, goes to Hexagon Devold (Langevåg, Norway).

JEC Europe 2013: Highlights from the show
Despite a rare snowstorm on the first day that kept some attendees and exhibitors away, the JEC Europe 2013 show in Paris March 12-14 offered the usual glimpse at emerging technology and trends in composites.

Hexagon Composites receives DOE grant for fuel cell hydrogen storage
The U.S. Department of Energy will provide more than $7 million to advance hydrogen storage technologies to be used in fuel cell electric vehicles; Hexagon's Lincoln Composites business unit will participate.

Ragasco wins new Daimler deal for composite pressure vessels
Hexagon Composites ASA's wholly-owned subsidiary, Ragasco AS, has signed a new major, multi-year contract with Daimler AG for the supply of composite high-pressure containers.

Lincoln Composites

Huge new pressure vessel passes tests
Lincoln Composites' tanks, 12m long and 1m in diameter, will be grouped in sets of four and used to transport compressed natural gas.

Worldwide NGV Growth Actual/Projected

The outlook for composite pressure vessels
Environmental and economic pressures continue to drive growth in the market for composite pressure vessels used in personal and public transportation applications.

Lincoln Composites adds capacity
Lincoln Composites announced it will expand its manufacturing operation for trademarked TUFFSHELL pressure containers.

Product Categories of Hexagon Composites ASA

Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Filament winding
Composite Structures & Components
  • Pressure vessels