November 18, 2017 12:53 PM ET


Company Overview of Messer Group GmbH

Company Overview

Messer Group GmbH manufactures and supplies industrial gases in Western Europe, Central Europe, South-Eastern Europe, China, Vietnam, and Peru. It offers oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, acetylene, shielding gases for welding, cutting gases, medical gases, and specialty gases, as well as various mixed gases. The company also provides automatic dry ice production machines, CO2 production plants and recovery systems, dry ice blasting equipment, CO2 storage tanks, CO2 cylinder filling plants, CO2 vaporizers, and other CO2 accessories; and supply systems and equipment, including cylinder pressure regulators, expansion stations, withdrawal points, shut-off and metering v...

Messer-Platz 1

Bad Soden,  65812


Founded in 1898

5,110 Employees


49 6196 7760 0


49 6196 7760 442

Key Executives for Messer Group GmbH

Owner, CEO, Member of Management Board & Executive Director
Age: 62
CFO & Member of the Management Board
Executive VP of Engineering & Production and Member of Management Board
Senior Vice President of Application Technology
Senior Vice President of SHEQ
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Messer Group GmbH Key Developments

Messer Opens CO2 Recovery Plant in Nanjing

Messer has opened its CO2 recovery plant in Nanjing. This makes the company the most important provider of recycled CO2 in China. The plant has a capacity of 150 thousand tonnes per year and meets the demands for quality and energy efficiency. The gas can be used in the food industry, for example as the carbon dioxide in beverages. In addition to Nanjing, Messer had already commissioned one plant in Yunnan in 2014 and another in Sichuan in 2015. Messer is now recovering a total of 300 thousand tonnes of CO2 from industrial processes per year in China. Many industrial processes exhale CO2. Recovery plants withdrawn this gas before it can escape. It is then purified in multiple steps for reuse. Customers in the expanding food and beverage industries, as well as chemical and agriculture are all to be supplied from Nanjing.

Messer Signs Agreement with Changsha Hi Tech Zone in Southern China's Hunan Province to Set Up a New 520 Ton-per-Day Liquid Air Separation Unit

Messer signed an agreement with Changsha Hi Tech Zone in Southern China's Hunan province to set up a new 520 ton-per-day liquid air separation unit in the zone, just beside its existing filling station which will be put into service in the third quarter of 2017. The new facility, involving an investment of RMB 250 million, will begin to supply oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and other gas products to the industries in the zone as well as the surrounding areas in the early 2019.

Messer Appoints Heike Niehues as Member of Supervisory Board

Messer has appointed Heike Niehues as a member of the supervisory board of the company. The appointment will be effective from April 1. Currently, Niehues serves at Robert Bosch GmbH as its senior vice-president workshop concepts/commercial director of global workshop concepts of automotive aftermarket unit.

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