Atlas Copco has acquired Houston-based MGES Inc., a service supplier of medical gas solutions including distribution and service of medical gas systems.

MGES services, sells and completes small installations of piped medical gas equipment, including medical air systems, vacuum systems, pipeline equipment and laboratory equipment.

“The acquisition gives us the ability to expand our local support to healthcare and laboratory customers in the Houston and San Antonio, Texas area,” said Vagner Rego, Business Area President of Compressor Technique.

“It allows us to increase direct sales and services in one of the fastest growing regions in the US.”

The business will be integrated into BeaconMedaes LLC, which is part of the Medical Gas Solutions Division in Compressor Technique Business Area.