In order to further drive innovation and functional excellence, Messer Construction Co. has announced the addition of a Health Care Division. The division will be led by Nick Apanius, Messer’s newly-appointed Health Care Executive. Apanius has specialized in Health Care planning, design and construction with a focus on research and development of innovative solutions that are improving long-term building performance for health care owners.

“We are health care specialists,” said Tom Keckeis, president and CEO. “This division is designed to expand and further align our health care experts in a way that will enhance delivery and execution, as well as enable us to continue to grow our expertise. The health care environment and health care owners’ needs rapidly evolve. We must continue to adapt our services so we can continue to deliver greater value for owners as well as for their customers, the patients.”

Messer is a nationally ranked health care construction manager. During the past decade health care building has accounted for an average of 40% of their portfolio.