The Messer Group has opened a new plant for filling industrial gases in gas cylinders in the university town of Kolding, Denmark.

The investment of around €2m makes Messer the leading provider of 300-bar gas cylinders on the Danish market. 300-bar technology offers increased content and consequently longer application times for the same size of gas cylinder. At the same time Messer is introducing a new multitop valve which makes gas extraction safe and simple.

Stefan Messer, CEO and owner of the Messer Group, presented a donation of €4000 to the mayor of Kolding, Per Bødker Andersen. Stefan Messer said: $quot;Denmark's economy is flexible and competitive, and the country has the highest level of employment in the European Union.$quot;