Recently, HRC Group, one of the leading composites solution provider on the Chinese market, together with VOSS Fluid, a leading international supplier of hydraulic coupling technology in the VOSS Group have signed an “Agreement on Joint Development Project”.
On the ceremony of signing on behalf of HRC Group were Dr. Timo Huber, Vice President of ACTC (part of HRC Group) and Mr. Erich Fries, Director of Global Business Development. On behalf of VOSS Fluid were Mr. Christian Mertens, CEO & Managing Director of VOSS Fluid and Dr. Hans-Christian Früh, Project Manager.
The signing ceremony in Wipperfürth, Germany
In the photo (from left to right) are presented Mr. Erich Fries, Dr. Timo Huber, Mr. Christian Mertens, Dr. Hans-Christian Früh
Within the HRC Group composite pressure vessels Type IV for hydrogen storage solutions are under development. VOSS Fluid is elaborating high-pressure valves and coupling systems. Together, the two parties aim to develop lighter, smarter, and more efficient hydrogen storage systems. The Joint Development Project is going to be managed by Dr. Viktor Reimer, Head of Pressure Vessel Development (HRC Group / ACTC) and Dr. Hans-Christian Früh, Project Manager (VOSS Fluid).
“The two companies have a profound expertise in its fields – HRC in composites materials and processing technologies, VOSS in hydraulic coupling and valve technology. Together, we can offer cutting-edge and forward-looking solutions for one of the most important components for Type IV hydrogen composite pressure vessels”, said Mr. Yongtao Gu, president of HRC Group. “I´m confident that this Joint Development Project is going to be an example of a successful cooperation between two leading companies from Germany and China and will bring us to a new level of hydrogen storage solutions”.