Established way back in 1898, Messer entered the market as an Oxy torch business. Ever since, the firm has only witnessed untapped growth. Messer is now a multi-billion business conglomerate worldwide in Thermal Cutting Machine industry. The organization has always strived to be ahead of the market by foreseeing the world through its customer lenses.
Sharing insights on how the conglomerate lives up to its reputation, - Managing Director of Messer, Mani Narayanan says, “We balance and master the two worlds of contradictions, i.e World of Innovation and World of Excellence, and this is what is driving us to continue to be pioneer in any emerging technology in Metal Cutting industry. It’s all about blending Excellence and Innovation in every part of business. Hence, we are committed to be the pioneer in future as well to bring out the latest in this industry to the customers”.
As a Consultant and a Solution provider for the complex needs of its customers in Thermal cutting and peripheral activities, Messer has come closer to its customers becoming the only international company having the complete thermal cutting solutions with all the three technologies - Oxy-fuel, Plasma and Laser. Messer is also the first to launch Plasma Cutting machines and has the best machines in these ranges in both Oxyfuel and plasma cutting. Gantry and Unitized laser machines are testimony to Messer’s engineering caliber.
The credit for such industry-firsts from Messer could be attributed to the conglomerate’s constant and consistent collaboration with the customers and its ever-growing hunger for Excellence that has ensured that Messer Dynamics syncs well with the Market Dynamics. Messer nurtures Value driven Relationship with its customers. “Others can copy or snatch the design or technology from us but not the Culture of our Company. Our Value system is so strong which enable us to reinvent ourselves constantly to meet the Market dynamics with Vigor and Valor”, adds Narayanan.
Messer’s manufacturing facility in Coimbatore is its Vth manufacturing facility amongst the many state-of-the-art premises across the world. In this facility, Messer practices its expertise to produce and supply all types of solutions required in thermal Cutting Industry including high speed Fiber laser cutting machines, CNC Plasma cutting machines, beveling solutions and other solutions like material handling.
Messer is also positioned with products required for all types and categories of customers – from a beginner starting with hand Cutting to one who is migrating from Hand cutting to CNC cutting and someone who is transforming from Plasma to Laser and the ones who want to increase their productivity with automated solutions. The solution portfolio encompasses IoT solutions and Industry 4.0 ready thereby facilitating customers to achieve higher productivity.
A Look into the Portfolio of Machines Offered
Messer machine comes with its own aggregates, implying that other than Laser and Plasma resonators and the Motors, all aggregates on the Messer machine is the firm’s own products. This translates to the fact that Messer is a real OEM, and not just an integrator.
As far as Plasma/Oxyfuel, Messer has many technological advantages as compared to the
competitors in terms of being highly productive, more reliable and cost effective. Apart from this, the firm has strong application experience in sectors like windmill, yellow goods, ship building, transmission towers and many others. The machines are designed and built to produce quality & accurate parts at minimum cost. This enables Messer to provide optimum solutions to the clients which can be more productive.
Messer’s laser products are offered in different formats, like Unitized and Gantry type machines along with Bevel solutions depending on customer needs. The company also produces Laser machines in combination with Plasma Process. The laser machines are cost effective compared to the industry leaders with comparable features and benefits. One such benefit is its ability to integrate with automated solutions like Auto sheet loading and unloading and sorting & storage of finished parts.
Messer also has the Fifth generation FiberBlade series machines called FiberBlade V in four different sizes. The series is available for sizes as large as 80x20 mtrs. FiberBlade V is optimized for high speed and high acceleration process with 1.5G acceleration and 169m/min positioning speed. High efficiency features like high speed cutting, ultra-jump etc. ensure increased productivity. Intricate contour cutting is much easy with high acceleration & supports quality cut.
Having equipped with simple and verified database greatly reduces the frequency of parameter modifications. The machine is highly capable of cutting higher thickness plates with laser power up to 12kW. Moreover, Messer offers machines that are CE & CSA ready. Like other in its portfolio, Messer’s Laser machines too are Integrable with material handling systems.
Messer has constantly maintained to be seated at the top of the pyramid in order to continue being called a solution oriented technology leader
R&D and Continuous Innovation
The focus has been always on creating the backend support system and continuously upgrading it which includes R&D, Application engineering, Product management and Solutions management.
Messer has a dedicated team in its R&D, working for Industry 4.0 and the IoT solutions that helps the firm to stay ahead of the curve, all the time. Irrespective of the place of production, be it India, America or in China, Messer’s machine quality is the same. The firm does not produce machines without having the right infrastructure to produce the right quality products.
Talent retention is the key to success of any organisation, and Messer has retained its key talents since the inception. Messer’s process of Talent retention begins from the recruitment process. The firm hires for cultural fit and provides learning opportunities that help their careers to take off.
Future is to Reinstate Stronger Foothold
Having aced the Thermal cutting application machines, Messer has also diversified into value added products like the Plate Processing machine where the company offers the cutting process combined with machining processes like Drilling, Milling & Tapping, etc., to make a complete
component on machine.
Upon asked to elaborate on the enterprise’s future roadmap, the Managing Director enlists a number of objectives including remaining technology & market leader in Plasma and Oxyfuel cutting, continuously increasing market share, going full throttle to become a leader in laser business as well, and excel in deploying Automation & IoT in Thermal cutting industry. “We strive to constantly Innovate and upgrade products that fill the needs of customers is our clear Guiding philosophy, give best support to client at minimum possible cost to make him more competitive”, concludes Mani Narayanan.
Why Choose Messer?
1. Has world class fully integrated manufacturing facility in Coimbatore. This facility is built in a way that the quality is produced in every stage by processes which are engineered to produce quality.
2. Messer's after sales infrastructure. Apart from having a service network which is spread across country to reach out to the customer faster, the firm also has 2 warehouses in the country to manage the Spares and consumables and Tools like CRM to extend better support to customers.
3. Interestingly, Messer is the only international brand who can Locally manufacture and supply all types of solutions to the thermal cutting industry apart from Laser, Plasma and Oxyfuel machines with German quality.
4. Messer enjoys an indomitable support from Global R&D and Global application department which has more than 100 years of existence and expertise, enabling Messer to offer solution to any kind of complex and complicated need of customers.