Alstom Acquires Helion Hydrogen Power and Flertex

Alstom has acquired Helion Hydrogen Power and Flertex to expand its expertise in hydrogen and braking systems respectively.

Helion Hydrogen Power specialises in high-power fuel cells, while Flexert specialises in designing and manufacturing brake linings – the pads and shoes – for braking systems for rail as well as other industries.

Helion Hydrogen Power employs almost 30 people at its site in Aix-en-Provence. Its fuel cells go both towards the energy and the transport markets, both in France and internationally. To date, Helion Hydrogen Power has worked on more than 100 projects.