Frank Meyer, the Mayor of Krefeld’s in Germany, visited Messer premises on the 20th July 2017 to receive a tour of the facility and here about the latest site developments.
The Mayor was accompanied by Andreas Struwe and Elmar Klein-Hessling from the Krefeld business development agency, and Angelika Peters, the towns press officer.
Johann Ringhofer and Adolf Walth, members of Messer’s Management Board, explained to the guests that Messer will be building a new European research and development (R&D) centre for all gas technologies in Krefeld. Concrete plans were initially put on hold in 2012 due to unfavourable business conditions, but since the start of this year, planning is back on track. The technical centre for welding and cutting has already moved to new premises on K2 industrial estate on Kleinewefersstraße since June.
Adolf Waith explained, “Before the end of the year, space should be available here for all areas of application in the development of the technology.” He continued, “Suitable preparatory work is also happening with great intensity.”
“In addition, there will be roofed areas available for warehousing and preparation of plant components,” added Ringhofer.
Mayor of Krefeld (front row, second from the left) visists Messer
The Messer Group is arguably one of few major players in the global gases business not scrambling for a seismic share of the market. This has been to the company’s credit, not its detriment, in the last decade as the company has successfully grown its profile while ‘conserving its humbleness’. ...
Messer has partnered with GNVERT, a subsidiary of ENGIE that specialises in the distribution of alternative fuels, to develop green solutions for customers in the refrigerated road transport segment.
Month on month the gasworld website continues to be the primary portal for information, on a global scale, about our industry - be it through the provision of news and features, or information in the expansive company directory section. Launched in 2004, it is the only independent online news provider and information portal for the global industrial gas community and the larger end-user markets. The website also now incorporates news for gasworld US and Specialty Gas Report.
To find out more about gasworld's advertising opportunities click here.