Stefan Messer inducted into Hall of Fame for family companies


Munich, Germany. - Stefan Messer was inducted into the family business's Hall of Fame.

Stefan Messer was inducted into the family business's Hall of Fame on 16 January 2019 in a ceremony in Munich in front of around 200 invited guests from business, politics and society.

Every year, with the support of the auditing and consulting firm KPMG and the Foundation for Family Businesses, Handelsblatt honors outstanding personalities from family groups and medium-sized companies. Stefan Messer accepted the prize for sustainable entrepreneurship, in particular for the positive development of Messer since its return to family business.
The inclusion in the "Hall of Fame for Family Businesses" joins the awards given to Stefan Messer to this day, which are among the most important in the German economy, such as the "Axia Award", which was awarded to Messer in 2016 by Deloitte and WirtschaftsWoche. in the category "best in-house successor" or the 2014 "honorary award for family business" received by Ernst & Young as well as the award for "Family Entrepreneur of the Year 2010" by INTES and Impulse and the Entrepreneur Award "Fokus für Exzellenz 2010" from Liberalen Mittelstand Hessen eV


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.