Messer is the world’s largest family-run specialist for gases used in industry, environmental protection, medicine, the food and beverage sector, welding and cutting technology, 3D printing, construction, and research and science. Under the ‘Messer – Gases for Life’ brand, the company markets products and services in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Its approximately 11,000 employees* collaborate in a family business that focuses on diversity and mutual respect.
In most industrial processes, gases are just as important as water and electricity and play a major role in their decarbonization – through the use of green hydrogen, for example. Messer offers one of the largest product portfolios in the market and develops and optimizes application technologies for gases in state-of-the-art competence centers.
As a pharmaceutical company, Messer supplies medical and pharmaceutical gases and turnkey solutions and has a proven track record as a reliable provider of vital products – in pandemic situations, for example.
Founded in 1898, the company’s headquarters are located in Bad Soden, near Frankfurt, Germany.
In 2021, Messer generated an consolidated sales of 3.5 billion* euros.
* Sum of Messer Group and Messer Industries, which includes 100 percent of the at-equity holding Messer Industries.
Chief Executive Officer
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer Europe
Chief Financial Officer
|Dr. Jürgen Heraeus|
Chairman and Member of the Audit Committee
From industry and business
|Dr. Werner Breuers|
|Dr. Johannes Fritz|
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
|Dr. Karl-Gerhard Seifert|
|Dr. Nathalie von Siemens|
- Maureen Messer-Casamayou