Messer Group, Germany, and CVC Capital Partners Fund VII, UK, acquired certain businesses in North and South America from Linde plc, UK, to form a new company in the United States called Messer Americas.

“I am proud to serve as CEO of Messer in the Americas, a continuation of my prior role,” says Jens Luehring, president and CEO of Messer Americas. “While we have a new name, we draw on a rich heritage of safely and reliably supplying gases, innovative technologies and application expertise to meet our customer needs. We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries, and our mission is to become the premier supplier of choice in the Americas, with excellent speed to market and an entrepreneurial spirit.”