Nippon Gases
in Europe

こんにちは Konnichiwa = Hello.

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 Tro-Gas Group, the European Nippon Gases, The Asia/Oceania Regional Group and Thermos Business Group.
NSHC has over 100 years of experience and boasts a major presence in Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, the United States and Canada, operating in 31 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., L.t.d: 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
    October 1st

    The Nippon Sanso Holding Corporation was launched to start the transition to a global holding company structure.

Slide to learn about Nippon Gases over time

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

Diversity and inclusion

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


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

Nippon Gases in Spain


Meet 'The Gas Professionals' in Spain.


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

Do you still have questions?
At Nippon Gases we are called: “The Gas Professionals” for a reason, and it’s because we’ll be able to solve any doubt.