Pressemitteilung BoxID: 761470 (Messer Group GmbH)
  • Messer Group GmbH
  • Messer-Platz 1
  • 65812 Bad Soden
  • Ansprechpartner
  • Angela Bockstegers
  • +49 (2151) 7811-331

Back to the Future: Messer to auction hoverboard with light effects

(PresseBox) (Bad Soden, ) For a good cause the family-owned company Messer will auction a designer hoverboard with light effects because today is “Back to the Future” day. Start-ing today, this unique item will be on offer on eBay for seven days. The largest privately managed specialist for industrial gases in the world used the board for one of its photo shoots. “By auctioning the board and rounding up the sum, we would like to contribute to the advancement of young people," says Diana Buss, Spokeswoman for Messer. The proceeds from this auction will be rounded up by Messer and the entire sum will be donated to the foundation Jugend forscht e.V., which fosters young people’s interest in science and research.

Messer Group GmbH

The Messer Group, which was established in 1898, is the largest privately managed specialist in industrial, medical and special gases. Under the brand “Messer – Gases for Life”, the company is active in 29 countries in Europe and Asia, as well as in Peru and Algeria, with a total of more than 60 operating companies. The international activities are controlled from the Frankfurt am Main area, whilst the technical centralised functions of logistics, engineering, production and application technology are managed from Krefeld. Stefan Messer, CEO and owner of the Messer Group, works together with 5,449 employees in accordance with defined principles. These include a focus on customers and employees, responsible behaviour, corporate responsibility, excellence as well as trust and respect. In 2014 the industrial gas specialist generated consolidated turnover of €1.047 billion.

From acetylene to xenon, the Messer Group has one of the most diverse product portfolios on the market - it produces industrial gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, helium, shielding gases for welding, specialty gases, medical gases and many different gas mixtures.

The Messer Group has state-of-the-art research and competence centers in which it develops applied technologies for the use of gases in almost every sector of industry, in food technology and environmental technology, medicine as well as research and science.