Ludlow, MA (PRWEB) April 6, 2010
Siegen-Geisweid, Germany (PRWEB) April 6, 2010 -- Messer Industriegase has announced that, effective Feb 23, 2010, the company is licensed to produce medical oxygen at its air separation plant in Siegen-Geisweid. This marks the second medical gas filling plant for Messer Industriegase; the company's Siegen, Kaan-Marienborn facility received authoriza-tion to produce oxygen for medical purposes in accordance with Para. 13 of the German Medical Preparations Act by the district government of Arnsberg in April 2009.
Additionally, by expanding the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) management system for oxygen production at the air separation plant, Messer Industriegase now meets all EU requirements at both facilities in Siegen and looks forward to future growth within the strictly-regulated German medical gases sector.
Messer Industriegase is joined in its focus on the medical sector by sister company, BIT Group (http://www.Group-BIT.com). For more than 30 years, BIT Group has provided product develop-ment, manufacturing and after-sale services to medical, diagnostic and bio-technology clients. As part of Messer Group, BIT Group offers its systems solutions worldwide and with adherence to ISO13485 and 9001 standards. As an FDA-registered contract service provider, BIT meets the high standard of medical product regulation, meeting design-to-cost and time-to-market targets.