SPANISH HYDROGEN ASSOCIATION
MESSER IBÉRICA DE GASES S.A.U.
Messer is the world’s largest family-owned industrial gases company with more than 120 years of experience. It is present in more than 35 countries in Europe, Asia and America with a total of 11,000 employees. Messer produces and markets industrial gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, helium, as well as medical, food and special gases. In its R&D centres it develops gas application technologies for multiple sectors. Its sustainable development objectives include promoting the development of alternative energy sources, especially the development of hydrogen as an energy carrier.
Messer is a major supplier to industrial customers seeking help to integrate renewable hydrogen into their processes in support of decarbonisation. It has SMR plants in Europe and hydrogen production facilities in the US where it supplies hydrogen for mobility applications, operating hydrogen refuelling stations in support of large fleets of hydrogen buses, forklifts and other transport vehicles.
The Messer Group is a member of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance.
Messer Ibérica has been operating since 1970 in the Tarragona chemical complex, the largest in Southern Europe, where it has air fractionation plants and supplies through its own network of pipelines to large companies in the sector. The company is a member of the recently constituted Plataforma d’Hidrogen Verd Catalunya Sud.
Main lines of business of the entity
Production and marketing of distilled air gases, CO2 and hydrogen.