Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners Fund VII recently announced the completion of the planned acquisition of certain businesses in North and South America from Linde plc, launching a new name in the Americas market. Messer Americas offers largely the same products, services and people customers have come to know and trust. Together with Messer Group, the company represents a $3 billion global enterprise that includes presence in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
“I am proud to serve as CEO of Messer in the Americas, a continuation of my prior role,” said Jens Luehring, president and CEO of Messer Americas. “While we have a new name, we draw on a rich heritage of safely and reliably supplying gases, innovative technologies, and application expertise to meet our customer needs. We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical, and electronics industries, and our mission is to become the premier supplier of choice in the Americas, with excellent speed to market and an entrepreneurial spirit.”
With more than 70 production facilities in five countries across North and South America, Messer Americas is one of the largest industrial gas companies in this region. As part of The Messer Group, the company offers more than 120 years of proven expertise in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical, and specialty gases.