Pyroban Heritage spans nearly 50 Years

1969 » The Pyroban Project is implemented by ICI (Imperial Chemical Industries) after the accidental release and ignition of a flammable vapour by a diesel engine at its Wilton Plant

1972 » Power Research Ltd is formed by Phil Tyrer, Pyroban’s founder, to offer a sub-contract prototype design and development service to the engineering industry. Power Research carries out development work for the Pyroban project

1980 » Pyroban pioneers the first gas detection system for battery electric vehicles

2000 » Pyroban conversions are built to comply with European Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX)

2000 » Pyroban launches Gascheka gas detection technology for non-classified areas

2001 » Pyroban launches system5000 gas detection technology for materials handling equipment

2010 » Pyroban acquires Pyropress

2011 » Pyroban launches system6000 gas detection technology for materials handling equipment

2011 » Pyroban Group is acquired by Caterpillar Inc

2012 » Pyroban launches Gascheka gas detection technology for non-classified areas

2013 » Pyroban opens Unit 23 North, its new manufacturing facility in Shoreham

2017 » As of 17th November 2017, Pyroban came under new ownership after Caterpillar Inc. divested its 100% interest in the Pyroban Group.