Messer Cutting Systems acquires Flame TechClick image to enlarge

Messer Cutting Systems, Global has acquired the US-American manufacturer of products in the oxyfuel sector, Flame Technologies Inc. (Flame Tech), through an affiliate company.

Flame Tech produces oxyfuel welding, cutting, and heating products for the US and international markets. The acquisition helps Messer Cutting Systems strengthens its position as an international solution provider of oxyfuel, steel mill, and pre-heating solutions.

Flame Tech will continue to operate as a standalone company with its own sales force and brand. The acquisition gives Flame Tech access to the Spectron family of gas control systems. The creation of shared infrastructure will allow for the adaptation of products to meet specific regional needs and generate greater opportunities for all parties.

Flame Tech is family owned and was founded in 1980, employing 48 employees in administration, sales, and production. It is located in Austin, Texas. 

Read the full announcement here.

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