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|Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung|
|Headquarters||Bad Soden, Germany|
|Stefan Messer (CEO) and Jürgen Heraeus (Chairman)|
|Products||Industrial gases, fine chemicals|
Number of employees
|10,000 Aprox (2019)|
The company merged 1965 with Knapsack Griesheim AG to form the new Messer Griesheim GmbH. After this merge Farbwerke Hoechst held two third of the company shares.
Around 1997 to 2004 the gas and welding related sections were bought back by the Messer Family building the current Messer Group GmbH. The company subsidiaries for Germany, UK and the US were sold to Air Liquide, including a four-year Non-compete clause for the Messer Group. After the expiration of the non-compete clause in 2008 the Messer Group GmbH is selling gases for industrial use again. Messer Tehnogas AD have production sites in seven cities in Serbia - Belgrade, Novi Sad, Bor, Niš, Pančevo, Smederevo and Kraljevo
On 2019, Messer acquired the operation of different countries in North America and South America resulting from the divestment of the Linde PLC global merger, managing to return to the continent, locating in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Colombia and Chile.
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