ARNHEM, the Netherlands, August 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
HyGear today announced the signing of a long term contract with Saint-Gobain (SGO.PA), one of the world's largest manufacturers of flat glass, to supply its float line in Arboc, Spain with hydrogen through on-site generation.
HyGear's technology, Hy.GEN, produces hydrogen by converting natural gas with steam methane reforming which offers a more reliable and cost-effective alternative to conventional supply methods.
With years of experience in on-site gas supply combined with extensive knowledge of the flat glass industry, HyGear has proven that their technology is the leading factor for cost reduction which lead to the decision for change at Saint-Gobain.
"At HyGear, our mission is to provide our customers with the most optimal, cost-effective and reliable form of gas supply. We have proven our mission through the experience that we have gained over the years in the industry and we are honoured to be selected by Saint Gobain," said Niels Lanser, HyGear's Director of Sales.
"Capturing innovative solutions among our suppliers is part of our World Class Purchasing key strategies. Hygear has developed an innovative cost-effective hydrogen production solution we could benefit worldwide," said Daniel Pacheco, Saint-Gobain's Industrial Gases Purchasing Manager.
Saint-Gobain is currently evaluating to transform other operations worldwide to on-site supply as well.
Providing an alternative solution for end-users of industrial hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen gases, HyGear developed cutting-edge technologies of on-site gas generation. With the combination of these systems and conventional gas distribution methods, we offer the most cost-effective and reliable supply method with a guarantee of 100% up-time.
Our technical services and customer support is guaranteed by many of our partners worldwide. And to be able to serve our customers more effectively, we have offices in Europe and Asia. More information, visit http://www.hygear.com
Saint-Gobain is constantly innovating to make living spaces more comfortable, cost-efficient and sustainable worldwide. Saint-Gobain solutions span from self-cleaning windows and photovoltaic glass to smart insulation systems, water supply systems and building materials distribution.
We offer solutions to the major challenges of energy efficiency and environmental protection. No matter what new needs emerge in the habitat and construction markets, the future is made of Saint-Gobain. More information, visit http://www.saint-gobain.com