For more than two centuries, workers at the Kienberg site have been shaping metal for the “automotive industry” – from axles for carriages to on-board tank systems for alternative fuel vehicles.
Today, employees process 27,000 tons of steel annually, or the equivalent of 2.5 Eiffel Towers.
Europe is home to Worthington Industries’ Sustainable Energy Solutions business segment
Our people in Austria, Germany, Poland and Portugal work with customers to design gas-packaging solutions that power their businesses all over the globe.
Gas Cylinders Industries & Markets
Welding & cutting
Food & Beverages
Alternative fuels: transport & storage
Aeronautics & Maritime
A History of Pioneering
Design and Manufacturing
first high-tensile-strength steel high-pressure cylinder
lightest-weight cylinders globally
1995: Composite type II and III cylinders (SCBA / Hydrogen)
2003: Tier 1 supplier for German OEM CNG solutions
2009: Revolutionary powder coating system ”Longlife PowerCoat“
2012: ISO UN USA approvals for 10 - 50 L light-weight cylinders for North America / optional with additional TPED approval for Europe
2014: Rebuild of massing plant for Acetylene cylinders
2014: Increase of diameter from 286 to 311 mm
2014 - 2015: Continual weight reductions – 10 - 30 % lighter than rest of market
2015 - 2018: Improvement of internal cleanliness values (hydrocarbons, particles)
2016: ISO UN USA approval 80 L 300 BAR for fire suppression industry and 50 L 414 BAR
2018: Improvement of saltspray test hours for ”Longlife PowerCoat“
2019: Extend working pressure for Hydrogen cylinders to 400 BAR