Cobham announces that Altech-Eco Corporation, one of the premier manufacturers of fuel conversion systems for light duty vehicles, has chosen Cobham as a Type 4 cylinder preferred supplier.
"With Cobham coming on the market and offering CNG cylinders
with no minimum amounts, quick turnaround times and competitive
prices, they are helping the natural gas vehicle industry grow and
allowing us to be more flexible in meeting the needs of our
customers. We really appreciate what Cobham is doing for us and the
industry", said Miles George, Vice President of Altech-Eco.
Altech-Eco, an approved Ford QVM (Qualified Vehicle Modifier) CNG
technology developer, is EPA certifying their Bi-Fuel and Dedicated
CNG Systems for the following Ford 2017 models; F-250/350 6.2L,
F-150 5.0L, Transit 3.7L and Transit Connect 2.5L.
Tim Sopko, Vice President, General Manager, Cobham Mission
Systems said, "Being chosen by Altech-Eco, a leader in the
alternative fuel industry, is a confirmation of our winning
strategy, which focuses on giving companies the flexibility they
need to grow their business, not their inventory. Conversion
system suppliers and individual CNG truck owners no longer have to
endure long lead times, damaged tanks as a result of poor
packaging, and large quantity minimums. Cobham can deliver
cylinders how and when you need them at a price you can
Cobham's current offering includes a 21" diameter family of
various lengths available in strap mount and newly released boss
mounts. We continue to develop additional
sizes including a 17" diameter family of cylinders
available to the market later this fall and our 26"
diameter family in the first quarter of 2017. We
also have the ability to customize sizes as needed. Unique to
the industry, Cobham performs additional load testing to validate
the boss mounts, strap mounts, and composite interface will
withstand long term vehicle usage and our cylinders are
significantly less permeable to offer superior safety and
Cobham designs and produces high performance composite pressure
vessels and hybrid integrated structures for alternative energy,
life support, military and commercial aircraft, and spacecraft
applications. The natural gas vehicle market is a strategic fit
that leverages our gas management core capability and composites
technology to offer the best value to end users.
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respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems,
from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
We employ around 11,000 people on five continents, and have
customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading
positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications,
including satellite communications; defence electronics; air-to-air
refuelling; aviation services; life support and mission
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