Messer Slovenia opens first oxygen plant in Slovenia


The Messer Group is at the forefront of industrial development in Slovenia as the family-run business officially opened its first oxygen (O2) plant in the country today.

CEO Stefan Messer was joined by Messer Slovenia’s General Director Valentin Iievski, the Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Počivalšek and CEO of Messer Technogas and Vice-President of the Southeastern European region Ernst Bode at the event, held earlier today.

The building of the 9,500 m2 complex cost approximately €20m and the factory will produce several technical gasses which are used in practically every sphere of life, from medicine, pharmacy, welding, ecology, as well as steel and glass industries.

“I’m overjoyed that our company is one of the driving forces behind the industrial development in Slovenia,” Stefan Messer enthused. “It also pleases me that our O2 plant will be the focal point, around which everyone is gathered that needs this gas for their work, production, and life. With today’s event, the factory is officially open and the Messer group has successfully concluded our biggest investment.”

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