Grupo Mess Named Exclusive Buehler Distributor for Metallographic and Hardness Equipment in Mexico
Grupo Mess Named Exclusive Buehler Distributor for Metallographic and Hardness Equipment in Mexico
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Lake Bluff, IL and Queretaro City, Mexico… Buehler announces a partnership with Grupo Mess, a leading Mexico supplier of scientific equipment and services specializing in metrology. The partnership provides Buehler Mexico customers local support for all their metallographic product and service needs including saws, grinder / polishers, mounting presses, microscopes, hardness testers and consumables. Mess is now the official distributor in Mexico and offers Buehler’s complete line of metallography solutions for sample preparation, materials characterization and hardness testing. Customers will benefit from a team of proven experts in the industry, local sales support, quick service response and stocked consumables warehouse located mainly in Querétaro for fast fulfillment. Buehler customers can be assured that they will have first rate products and service. Grupo Mess has its own personnel and facilities in Queretaro city (Queretaro state), Monterrey city (Nuevo Leon state), and San Luis Potosi city (San Luis Potosi state).

Mess will additionally have onsite a Buehler metallography and hardness testing laboratory for customer solutions. A highly trained staff will offer metallographic tests based on ASTM and ISO standards. Grupo Mess supports manufacturers and metal shops with process solutions, equipment solutions and related services.

According to Marcelo Zanusso, Latin America Regional Manager for Buehler, “We are excited to partner with Mess, an outstanding distributor with in-depth technical knowledge, experienced service team and impeccable standards. The Mess management is familiar with Buehler products and the unique requirements of Buehler customers. With three locations and a complete service department, Mess will provide all of Mexico with the necessary metallographic products and services. I look forward to working with Mess and providing outstanding care to the plants and research centers in all sectors automotive, aerospace, electronics, metals and universities.”

Oscar Morales, Grupo Mess General Manager notes, “We are honored to take on the Buehler line of metallographic and Wilson hardness testing products. As a solution-based company, we promise Buehler customers uncompromising support, a dedicated sales team, knowledgeable application specialists and expert installation, training and service. Our team includes seasoned professionals in metallography and we look forward to continuing this legacy throughout Mexico. We are focused on offering top solutions to our customers and for this we have aligned with Buehler for the most innovative metallographic equipment that helps customers exceed their expectations. Mess also carries the complete line of Buehler consumables for obtaining the best results, as well as highly trained personnel that can deliver solutions for metallography or hardness testing.”

About Buehler
Buehler, An ITW Company, is a global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables, materials sample preparation equipment, and the Wilson line of hardness testers along with related service businesses. Buehler is celebrating the 100 years of Wilson excellence in hardness testing in 2020. Buehler innovates solutions and offers expert service and support throughout the materials preparation and analysis market. For additional information on the Buehler product offering please visit in Mexico or in the United States or contact Buehler at or call 1-847-295-6500.

In 2006, Buehler was acquired by ITW, a developer and processor of engineered components, industrial systems and consumables. ITW is a global, Fortune 200 company with 51,000 employees across 56 countries. For additional information on ITW please visit

About Grupo Mess
Mess Servicios Metrologicos S. de R.L. de C.V. offers integral metrological solutions in the following areas: dimensional, force/strength, torque, temperature, electrical, pressure, mobile area, surface finishing, patrons, CMM’s, metallography, microscopy, inspection and measurement, fixtures/gages design and manufacturing, hand tools calibration, vision/optics, energy quality, High Accuracy, Calibration and Hardness; Its laboratories have spacious, modern spaces and the most advanced technology.

To provide excellent service, Grupo Mess is committed to offering a quality professional service, strictly complying with the requirements of ISO / IEC 17025: 2005 / NMX-EC-17025-IMNC-2006, where all laboratory personnel are familiar with the Quality Management System for its correct application and continuous improvement. Grupo Mess is recognized by three accreditation bodies: Entidad Mexicana de Acreditacion, a.c. (EMA), Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (PJLA) and the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).

For inquiries and further information, please visit, email or to reach the main office by telephone 1-800-347-0773.