Propane Tank Maker Featured on TV Show

January 20, 2011 by · Comments Off on Propane Tank Maker Featured on TV Show 

Lite Cylinders in use on RV

Lite Cylinders in place on RV

The Lite Cylinder Co., a Franklin, Tenn.-based propane cylinder manufacturer, will be featured on The Science Channel’s popular show “How It’s Made,” premiering Friday (Jan. 21).

“We are excited for the Lite Cylinder make its television debut on ‘How It’s Made,'” Darrel Reifschneider, Lite Cylinder CEO, stated in a news release. “It is an excellent opportunity to show an international audience our unique product made start-to-finish right here in Franklin.”

The “How It’s Made” film crew visited the Lite Cylinder’s manufacturing facility in July to capture the entire manufacturing process. Hours of footage were condensed into an informative 4 1/2- minute segment detailing the intricate manufacturing and testing procedures to create a cylinder.

The Lite Cylinder is a propane cylinder made of a composite material that is translucent so propane levels are always visible, 30% lighter than steel cylinders and will not rust. The cylinders are used for grilling, boating, camping and hunting.

The segment will premiere at 9 p.m. EST. Visit for additional air times.

Founded in 2002, the Lite Cylinder Co. manufactures tens of thousands of cylinders in the U.S. for distribution worldwide. Cylinders are made in 10-, 20-, 25- and 33-pound sizes. The company is approved by the Department of Transportation and Transport Canada, as well as two European standards. For more information, visit or call (866) 412-LITE (5483).

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Lite Cylinder Co. Unveils New Propane Tank

October 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on Lite Cylinder Co. Unveils New Propane Tank 

Lite CylinderThere is now a product, Lite Cylinder, that offers a lightweight, translucent alternative to steel propane tanks perfect for RV owners. With easy-to-see propane levels, users never again have to worry about unexpectedly running out of propane while enjoying a memorable road trip, according to a news release. The Lite Cylinder is translucent with an easy-to-read propane level, easier to carry than cumbersome steel tanks, non-corrosive so it will not leave rust stains and available in 10-, 20- and 25-pound options. MSRP: from $85-$115. Contact The Lite Cylinder Co., 139 Southeast Parkway Court, Franklin, Tenn. 37064. For more information on the product, visit

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