Luxfer Holdings PLC, a materials technology company, designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas cylinders for transportation, defense and emergency response, healthcare, and general industrial applications. It operates in two segments, Gas Cylinders and Elektron. The Gas Cylinders segment manufactures and markets aluminum and composite cylinders and systems, which are used in self-contained breathing apparatus, fire extinguishers, alternative fuels, bulk gas transportation, specialty gases, medical, beverages, scuba, and aerospace applications. This segment also designs and manufactures lightweight aluminum and titanium panels. The Elektron segment focuses on specialty materials based on magnesium, zircon sand, and rare earths. It develops and manufactures magnesium alloys; magnesium powders; and magnesium, copper, and zinc photoengraving plates. This segment also develops and manufactures zirconium-based materials and oxides used as catalysts and in the manufacture of advanced ceramics, fiber-optic fuel cells, and other performance products. Luxfer Holdings PLC has operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, rest of Europe, Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.