The leading industrial gas company Messer, announced the construction of a new production plant for gases at its Spanish location in Vila-seca. The company will employ more than 20 people at the new plant.
- The new plant will be located in the south of the Tarragona Chemical Complex and will have a capacity of 2,400 tons of oxygen, nitrogen and argon per day.
- The air separation plant will also be certified for the production of medical gases. In total, the family company will invest more than 35 million euros in the construction of the new production plant.
In April 2020: Messer has started operation of its new Keyes, California carbon dioxide (CO2) plant. The new facility will serve existing and new customers in northern California and surrounding geographies via rail network.
The Keyes facility of the company provides up to 450 tons-per-day of CO2, an essential product for carbonated beverages, food freezing and chilling, and electronics manufacturing companies in the area. Messer collaborated with Aemetis, Inc., which recently started supplying raw CO2 feedgas to Messer for processing from its ethanol plant.
In September 2019, Messer announced an upcoming $38 million investment to build a new, large-scale air separation unit (ASU) in Indianapolis, Indiana. This state-of-the-art plant will produce life-saving gases for hospitals and essential raw materials for manufacturers across Indiana and the Midwestern US.
Messer Group is a leading industrial gas company with expertise of more than 120 years. Messer manufacture and supply oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, helium, inert welding gases, special gases, gases for medicinal use and a wide variety of gas mixtures.