Hexagon Purus celebrates groundbreaking for new production site in Kassel, Germany

June 13, 2022 - Press Release

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Kassel, June 10, 2022 - Hexagon Purus, a world leading supplier for zero-emission mobility solutions, is scaling up capacity in Kassel, Germany. Today, along with representatives from the city of Kassel, a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony was held for the company’s new engineering and production hub for hydrogen cylinders.

Hexagon Purus’ new facility is located in Niederzwehren industrial park. The 38,8000 square meter site will house a production facility and a technology center for development and pilot production of new products.

The mayor of Kassel, Christian Geselle, emphasized the importance of Hexagon’s expansion for the city: "By providing a site in the Kassel Niederzwehren industrial park, we were able to offer Hexagon Purus the best conditions to develop and expand. I am very pleased that the company has decided to continue its growth path in Kassel to work on the further development of clean, sustainable, and zero-emission mobility solutions, making an important contribution in driving the energy transition forward.

"Today marks the beginning of a new chapter for Hexagon Purus. Kassel will become the 'European Hub' of high-pressure cylinders production for our zero-emission mobility solutions," says Michael Kleschinski, Executive Vice President LDC in Hexagon Purus.

The expansion is expected to create 150 new jobs and operations are scheduled to start in 2023.

About Hexagon Purus

Hexagon Purus, a Hexagon Composites company, is a leading global supplier of hydrogen high pressure Type 4 cylinders, battery packs and vehicle system integration for fuel cell and battery electric vehicles. Hexagon Purus enables zero-emission solutions for light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, buses, ground storage, distribution, maritime, rail and aerospace.

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