Nippon Gases
in Europe

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Who we are

We are one of the leading companies in the industrial and medical gases business in Europe, part of the Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation. Together, we are "The Gas Professionals".

Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation
Nippon Sanso Holdings , is the parent company to the Taiyo Nippon Sanso in Japan, the US Matheson Tri-Gas Group, the European Nippon Gases, The Asia/Oceania Regional Group and Thermos Business Group.
NSHC has over 100 years of experience and has a major presence in Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, the United States and Canada, operating in 28 countries with more than 19,000 employees around the world.
  • 1910
    Nippon Sanso Corporation is established as Nippon Sanso L.t.d.
  • 1946
    Toyo Sanso was established as Taiyo Sanso Co., Ltd: completed first production facility and commenced sales in 1947
  • 1983
    Acquired Matheson Gas Products, lnc., of the United States
  • 1992
    Acquired industrial gases manufacturer Tri-Gas, lnc., in the United States (merged with Matheson in 1999 to create Matheson Tri-Gas, lnc.)
  • 1994
    Merger agreement signed by Taiyo Sanso and Toyo Sanso : in 1995 commenced operations under the Taiyo Toyo Sanso name
  • 2003
    Established industrial gases manufacturing and marketing company Shanghai Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ud. (currently Shanghai Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ud.), in China.
  • 2004
    Taiyo Toyo Sanso and Nippon Sanso formed Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNS)
  • 2018
    Nippon Gases Europe became part of the TNSC
  • 2020
    The Nippon Sanso Holding Corporation was launched to start the transition to a global holding company structure.

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We are proud to be a century-old company with innovative spirit.

Our vision is a commitment to our employees, customers, patients, society and environment. And no doubt it is a compelling commitment that requires the contribution of each employee. 

Eduardo Gil

President of Nippon Gases Europe


Improving the future through gases thanks to our collaborative innovation based on market needs.

Diversity and inclusion

One of our key values. We are continually striving to promote diversity, especially among women and young employees.

Nippon Gases in Belgium


Meet the Gas professionals in Belgium.


From welding to metal production, wastewater treatment, chemical products, food and beverages, and much more

Nippon Gases Offshore

Diving, industrial, welding and speciality gas professionals for the offshore oil, gas and energy industry.

Latest news about Nippon Gases

Our new corporate website - 16/11/2020

Nippon Gases Europe launches its new corporate website.