Industrial gas giant Messer has been crowned as the ‘Best Employer of 2015’ at the Top Serbian Brands Awards ceremony.

Messer Tehnogas, which has been part of the Messer Group since 1997, is the leading company for the manufacturing and marketing of industrial, medical and specialty gases and related equipment in the Eastern European country. The Tier One player retains around 350 employees in Serbia.

The awards are based on public, independent market surveys, in which companies across the globe are ranked according to brand awareness, quality excellence, business performance, customer satisfaction and successes over the year.

A press release stated that this award is, “A reflection of the company’s intense focus on its own workers, including its investment in employees, their commitment, hard work and ongoing development.”


The Messer Group was founded in 1898 and is the largest privately managed specialist in industrial, medical and specialty gases. The company is active in over 30 countries in Europe and Asia and boasts a total of 60 operating companies. In 2014, Messer generated consolidated sales of an estimated €1.2bn ($1.3bn).