Messer LLC (Messer) will begin construction on a new carbon dioxide (CO2) plant in Keyes, California.

The new COplant will provide 450 tonnes-per-day of CO2, the product is used by a wide range of industrial companies in northern California and surrounding areas. 

The plant is scheduled for completion in Q4 (2019).

“This investment represents our commitment to strategic US expansion to meet growing market demand,” said Jens Luehring, President and CEO, Messer Americas. 

“We’re dedicated to providing a reliable supply of industrial gases to our customers and look forward to breaking ground on this plant to further meet that need,” said Luehring.

Messer currently operates two COplants and two air separation units (ASUs) in California. 

Once completed the new plant will support Messer’s strategy to enhance COnetwork reliability for customers.

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