The Messer brand name stands for a constant presence in the markets for industrial gases and cutting and welding technology stretching back for more than 125 years.

The Messer Group (Messer) and the Messer Eutectic Castolin Group (MEC) operate under the “Part of the Messer World” umbrella brand, signifying that they are part of the “Messer World” group of companies.

In February 2005, the gas operations of the Messer Group merged with the MEC Group to form the “Messer World”. Besides Messer and ASCO Carbon Dioxide, the sister companies Messer Cutting Systems with MesserSoft, Castolin Eutectic, BIT Analytical Instruments and also Spectron Gas Control Systems, which was hived off from Messer Cutting Systems on 1 January 2011, are all “Part of the Messer World”.


The Group

The Group

ASCO Carbon Dioxide

Provider of individual and complete CO2 solutions

BIT Analytical

Service provider of analytical and medical equipment

Messer Cutting Systems

Global supplier of cutting edge technology

Messer SE & Co. KGaA

The world's largest privately held specialist for industrial, medical and specialty gases

Messer Medical

Medical technology, medical devices and medical oxygen


Industry 4.0 Solutions for Mechanical Engineering


Specialist for gas supply systems