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Our Vision, Mission and Values


Messer is an important industrial gases group in its core markets of Europe and China.

Messer is and will continue to be a family-run business.    

Together with our partners and associated companies in the field of wear, fusion, and cutting technologies as well as precision instrumentation we meet our customers’ needs expertly, reliably and with a flair for innovation.

This is what makes us the first choice for our customers and employees.


As an owner-managed family business we are focused on the future in our core markets and apply our experience and expertise to building up our position in new markets.

Ranging from acetylene to xenon we offer our customers a product portfolio which is acknowledged as one of the most extensive in the market. Our company produces industrial gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, helium, shielding gases for welding, medical gases and innumerable gas mixtures. Our product range is rounded off by excellent services and state-of-the-art technical equipment. 

In our highly modern technology centers we work together with our customers to develop application technologies for the use of gases in almost every industry, in food technology, medicine, science and research.

The commitment shown by our employees, our flexibility and the closeness we feel to our customers in local markets makes us their preferred partner.

Through entrepreneurial flair, farsighted thinking and the continuous improvement of our processes, we create added value for our customers and so secure our mutual success in the long term.

Solid finances and fair profits guarantee our independence and support sustainable growth.

Our values

Customer orientation 

We are focused on the individual requirements of our customers and help them to improve their competitiveness and their performance. 

Employee orientation 

We train, develop and promote motivated and efficient employees with integrity.  We expect our employees to be resourceful and responsible team players.

Responsible behavior 

We take our social responsibilities towards our employees and to society very seriously:

  • Safety: we are committed to the safety of our staff and the safe production, handling and use of our products.

  • Health: we set working standards that ensure sound health and well-being for every individual.

  • Environment: as a member of the wider society, we are committed to protecting the environment.   

Corporate responsibility 

By responsibly managing our resources and applying the talents of our employees we are increasing the worth of our company in the long term.


Our actions are based on technical expertise, innovation, flexibility and the ability to make quick decisions.

Mutual trust and respect 

We believe that cooperation is based on trust, sincerity, transparency and frank communication. We respect and abide by the culture and social customs of the countries in which we work.