Middlesex Gases opens CO2 lab at Everett HQ


Middlesex Gases can now manufacture medical-grade FDA-approved carbon dioxide (CO2) in house at his Everett headquarters, one of three approved suppliers in the United States.

Medical CO2 is widely used throughout the medical, health care, life sciences, and biotech industries for everything from minimally invasive surgeries and cryotherapy to helping maintain the sensitive environment of lab incubators. 

However, over the past two years, supply chain issues have made it increasingly difficult for Middlesex to secure this essential gas on a reliable basis for its customers. In April 2021, the company decided to take matters into its own hands by building its own lab.

Bo Martin, CEO of Middlesex Gases, said, “Quick and easy access to a steady, high-quality supply of medical CO2 is critically important to our customers and to the lives they serve. The only way we felt we could ensure consistency and availability of product was to expand our services beyond filling and distributing to manufacturing this essential gas.” 

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