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Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd., a Private Limited Company, was incorporated in 1935. It is located at North Sea Drive, Point Lisas Industrial Estate, Savonetta in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. Its ultimate parent company is Massy Holdings Ltd., a publicly traded company, which is also incorporated in Trinidad and Tobago.

Over the last 75 years, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. has accumulated a wealth of expertise in the manufacture, sale and distribution of a wide range of Industrial Gases. We have been a dedicated provider of Industrial Gases to Upstream and Downstream Energy, Construction, Health Care, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Food & Beverage, Steel, Water Treatment, Petroleum and many other industries throughout the Caribbean.

We pride ourselves in manufacturing, marketing and distributing Oxygen, Nitrogen, Argon, Acetylene, Carbon Dioxide, Dry Ice, Compressed Air, Hydrogen, Nitrous Oxide, Ammonia and Helium. Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. has extended its range of products and services to include Specialty and Mixed Gases, Welding and Medical Supplies, Installations and Consultancy services.
Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. is certified to ISO 9001:2008 Standard. Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. is also a member of the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) and the International Oxygen Manufacturers’ Association (IOMA) both of the United States of America (USA). Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. performs cylinder testing and other related activities in accordance with the guidelines and requirements of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT).

Brief  History


The Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. of today is an Amalgamation of the operations of three Companies – Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. (formerly Industrial Gases Limited), Liquid Carbonic West Indies (LCWI) and Trintogas Limited (TGL). Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. was incorporated on November 21, 1935 whilst LCWI was incorporated on July 3, 1931. Both Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. and LCWI were majority owned by Foreign Shareholders, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. by the Schwarenka Family of USA whilst LCWI was owned by Liquid Carbonic Corporation of Canada and USA.

Initially, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. operated primarily from Aranguez, manufacturing and selling Oxygen, Nitrogen and Acetylene. Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. was also engaged in the resale of Structural Steel, Medical, Safety and Welding Equipment. In 1973, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. commissioned the first Air Separation Plant to produce Liquid Oxygen (LOX) and Liquid Nitrogen (LIN) in the English speaking Caribbean.

LCWI initially was solely engaged in the manufacture and sale of Carbon Dioxide made for the combustion of fuel at Cocorite, Port of Spain. In 1960, LCWI became a competitor of Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. when it acquired the Oxygen and Acetylene operations of Caribbean Salvage Company Limited at Sea Lots, Port of Spain. LCWI also diversified its operations into the resale of Safety, Welding and Medical Equipment, Cathodic Protection and the distribution of Moil Oil products and Propane. In 1967, LCWI installed at Savonetta, the first Carbon Dioxide (CO2) recovery plant using a raw CO2 gas supply from Yara Trinidad Limited (formerly Federation Chemicals Limited). LCWI also exported CO2 to various Caribbean Islands, French Guiana, Aruba and Curacao.

Initially, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. operated primarily from Aranguez, manufacturing and selling Oxygen, Nitrogen and Acetylene. Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. was also engaged in the resale of Structural Steel, Medical, Safety and Welding Equipment. In 1973, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. commissioned the first Air Separation Plant to produce Liquid Oxygen (LOX) and Liquid Nitrogen (LIN) in the English speaking Caribbean.

LCWI initially was solely engaged in the manufacture and sale of Carbon Dioxide made for the combustion of fuel at Cocorite, Port of Spain. In 1960, LCWI became a competitor of Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. when it acquired the Oxygen and Acetylene operations of Caribbean Salvage Company Limited at Sea Lots, Port of Spain. LCWI also diversified its operations into the resale of Safety, Welding and Medical Equipment, Cathodic Protection and the distribution of Moil Oil products and Propane. In 1967, LCWI installed at Savonetta, the first Carbon Dioxide (CO2) recovery plant using a raw CO2 gas supply from Yara Trinidad Limited (formerly Federation Chemicals Limited). LCWI also exported CO2 to various Caribbean Islands, French Guiana, Aruba and Curacao.

In March 1975, Massy Group acquired a majority interest in the Joint Venture Partner Company – LCWI which is now Massy Gas Products Limited.
Since 1977, the Joint Venture Partner has changed several times. From 1995 to 1997, the Joint Venture Partner was Praxair Inc of USA, from 1997 to 2002 it was Messer Griesheim GmbH of Germany and finally Air Liquide International S.A from 2002 to 2013.
Between 1977 and 1984, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. went through a period of rationalisation and reorganization which eventually resulted in a more efficient and centralized operations at Savonetta. The Company decided to concentrate on the Industrial Gas business and exited all non industrial gas related business activities. Over the years, the Savonetta location was upgraded and expanded to include an Air Separation Unit (ASU), Acetylene, Hydrogen and Nitrous Oxide and CO2 Recovery plants, Engineering, Sales and Administration offices.
This expansion required a focus on operating standards and product quality. In 1996, the Company attained ISO Certification under the ISO9002:2004 Standard. This certification has been maintained to the present time under the ISO9001:2008 Standard. Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. also attained ISO22000 (Food Safety Management System Certification) in 2013.
In 1995, Trintogas Limited was acquired by NMGPL and in 2008 its operations were amalgamated with Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. With this amalgamation, Massy Gas Products (Trinidad) Ltd. re-entered the Welding and Medical Supplies business.