Koike Sanso, Japan

Since its establishment in 1918, Koike has been committed to making full use of “gas energy” and by its dedicated efforts has become a voice of authority in machine tool circles and a prime mover in the advancement of this key industry. Koike is a supplier of integrated total systems, from gases to related equipment, meeting the many and varied needs of its customers. The gases and gas-related equipment division manufactures and markets gases which are used in industry, medical treatment and daily life. The extensive service network ensures that gases are delivered in different kinds of cylinders for general users and directly by tanker truck in liquefied form to storage tanks with major customers.
Koike also manufactures and markets cylinder manifolds and piping systems for gases in gaseous form, cryogenic containers and storage tanks for gases in liquid form, as well as complete cryogenic systems for the collection, purification and liquefaction of helium. For many years, Koike and Linde Kryotechnik AG have enjoyed a successful partnership in the area of standard helium liquefiers and refrigerators.