Messer opens new competence center in Krefeld

Messer Group GmbH (Bad Soden, Germany; www.messergroup.com) opened a new competence center in Krefeld on 6 June 2018. It will serve as a hub for testing gas application technologies in the areas of Food, Industrial Cryogenic Applications, Cutting & Welding, and Chemistry & Environment.

The competence center’s new home offers ample space for future expansion.

The technical centers for the various segments were previously spread across different sites in a number of countries.

They have now been brought together in Krefeld, the control center for important central functions, including Application Technology.

The Application Technology experts will now be able to get to the test facilities in a matter of minutes, whereas in the past such visits often involved long journeys.

“It will also allow our experts from the different segments to share experience based on practical tests and pool their efforts to find new solutions for our customers,” says Stefan Messer, owner and CEO of the Messer Group.

The new technical center’s equipment includes a cold grinding facility with complete classification and analysis technology, equipment for cryogenic chilling and freezing of food products, test equipment for transport refrigeration, a unit for high-pressure extraction with supercritical fluids, and...

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