Formed in 2019 after our business was acquired from Linde plc by Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners, Messer Americas draws on a rich heritage of industrial gases expertise. We deliver quality gases through an extensive distribution network and offer over 120 years of experience across industrial, medical, electronic and specialty gases.

We are ready to grow with you, combining our in-depth understanding of industry trends, customer requirements and market insights with our unrivaled technical development capabilities to innovate game-changing solutions.

“Messer offers the best of both worlds: the breadth, capabilities and insights of a major global gas corporation – combined with the agility, speed and entrepreneurial spirit of a lean, privately-held enterprise. We know the Americas markets very well. Now we are bringing solutions to market faster than ever to support our customers.”

- Jens Luehring, President & CEO, Messer Americas


We offer a full range of essential products, innovative services and proven expertise to meet customer needs for industrial gases, specialty gases, electronic gases, medical gases, laser gases and on-site gas production.

  • Argon (Ar)
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
  • Electronic Gases
  • Helium (He)
  • Hydrogen (H2)
  • Nitrogen (N2)
  • Oxygen (O2)
  • Specialty Gases and Mixtures


We offer high-value products and cutting-edge gas technology application solutions for a wide range of end-use markets.

Food and Beverages

for carbonation as well as advanced food processing and packaging

Water Treatment

for municipal and industrial purification and treatment

Chemicals and Specialties

for various processes

Pulp and Paper

for pulp bleaching and water treatment

Healthcare Including Gases

for medical uses as well as pharmaceutical R&D and processing


for combustion, melting, heat treatment, additive manufacturing, forging and casting

Oil and Gas

for well production and hydrocarbon processing


for use in manufacturing and excimer lasers

Safety & Environment


At Messer, our aim is to avoid causing any harm to people or the environment. We continually strive to improve the quality and safety of our products and services. The occupational health and safety of our employees and environmental protection in general are just as important to us. Our global, integrated management system helps us achieve these goals by embedding health and safety into our daily operations.

Our proactive culture also helps you meet your legal and safety responsibilities. We offer concrete assistance in the form of practical guidelines, safety data sheets, safety audits and dedicated training packages.

About Us


About Messer Americas

On March 1, 2019, Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners Fund VII (CVC) acquired most of the North American gases business of Linde plc, as well as certain Linde business activities in South America. With over 70 production facilities and approximately 5,400 employees operating in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Colombia and Chile, Messer today is one of the leading industrial gas companies in North and South America. Together with Messer Group, the company represents a USD $3.5 billion global enterprise with presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia and is part of the world’s largest global and privately-held industrial gases company.

Leadership & Governance

Advisory Board:

Hans-Gerd Wienands
Chairman and ex-CFO, Messer Group

Stefan Messer
CEO and Owner, Messer Group

Ernst Bode
COO, Messer Group

Alexander Dibelius
Managing Partner and Head of Germany, CVC Capital Partners

Lars Haegg
Principal, CVC Capital Partners

Daniel Pindur
Senior Managing Director, CVC Capital Partners

Management Team:

Jens Luehring
President & CEO, Americas


Gareth Parkin
CFO and Senior Vice President, Americas


Chris Ebeling
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, North America


Rob Capellman
Executive Vice President, MPG Americas & Tonnage US, Americas


Brian Kenney
Executive Vice President, Operations, Americas


Christian Lafleur
General Manager, Canada


Scott Latta
General Manager, Brazil


Maria Iglesias
General Manager, Colombia & Chile


Gina Gibbs Foster
Vice President, Communications, Americas


Greg Schuetz
Chief Legal Officer, Americas


Do you want to join our team and grow with us? View our open jobs.

News & Media

Messer to Build New Air Separation Plant in Indianapolis, IN

Media Contacts

Americas, US, Canada, Colombia & Chile:

Amy Ficon


Kati Torri