On course for growth with new machines


Arzal, France. - Bretagne Oxycoupage relies on the latest cutting technology in its operations and ordered six machines from Messer Cutting Systems.

Bretagne Oxycoupage has been a successful contract cutter for over forty years. The family business, based in Arzal in the North of France, relies on the latest cutting technology in its operations. This summer, the company ordered six machines from Messer Cutting Systems.

“Our father built up the business from scratch. My siblings and I now have the task of making the company fit for the future and for our customers’ cutting requirements,” says Managing Director Jean-Michel Le Chesne. The company gets the majority of its cutting jobs from the Breton metal industry and the shipbuilding sector or in connection with the manufacture of agricultural machinery.


Messer Cutting Systems is a global supplier of cutting edge technology. The company offers products and services for the metalworking industry which set standards world-wide. As market leader in its branch, the machine manufacturer supplies complete solutions and concentrates strategically on advising its customers and customer oriented innovation. Here, the company focusses on the digitalisation of processes and products. Messer Cutting Systems is represented with more than 800 employees in 5 main locations with production facilities and in more than 50 countries.

The product range includes oxyfuel, plasma and laser cutting systems from hand guided machines right up to special machines for shipbuilding as well as machines and equipment for oxyfuel welding, cutting, brazing, soldering and heating. Spare parts, repairs, modernisation, maintenance and service as well as environmental technology round out the product portfolio. In-house software solutions optimise production and business processes. The product range is extended by solutions from technology partners, for example in the field of automation.

An intensive dialogue with our customers has prime position – the modern training centre makes this claim clear. World-wide, Messer Cutting Systems is the partner of choice for cutting systems, oxyfuel technology and customer consultancy.