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Topsoe sharpens focus, sells emissions control areas

20.06.2017
Topsoe sells automotive and stationary DeNOx business areas to Umicore. Topsoe will increase focus on developing new sustainable solutions and expanding core business within catalysts and technology for the petrochemical industry and refineries. The contract value is DKK 900 million plus an earn-out. Today, Topsoe announced that it has sold its...

Can splitting water make hydrogen the energy carrier of the future?

23.05.2017
A new paper from University of Houston describes a cheap and effective electrocatalyst that can help split water into oxygen and hydrogen. Hydrogen burns very clean and is often mentioned as a potential energy carrier of the future. That’s probably the reason why the news from Houston sparked a huge debate on Reddit and inspired many comments...

How can refineries comply with stricter regulation of sulfur in fuels and emissions?

17.05.2017
Refineries across the globe face tough challenges. On one hand, crude oil will contain more sulfur in the future. On the other hand, stricter environmental regulation demands significantly lower sulfur content in fuels (Euro V, Euro VI, MARPOL regulations) and emissions to the atmosphere. So what can refineries do to comply – without their whole...

Topsoe Annual Report 2016: Significantly improved profitability in challenging markets

06.04.2017
Revenue and EBIT reached an all-time high, revenue grew by 1%, and operating profit (EBIT) increasedby 48%. Revenue and EBIT were positively impacted by restarted contracts, reduced cost base, and increased revenue from technology sales. On the other hand, revenue was negatively affected by low raw material prices. Despite difficult market...

Nano-design will reduce smog

10.02.2017
By optimizing titanium dioxide nanoparticles, researchers aim to improve the efficiency of catalysts used for cleaning off-gases from engines, industry, and power plants by 30%. This will significantly enhance companies’ ability to meet strict environmental regulations.

New catalyst increase competition in FCC gasoline post-treatment

16.12.2016
With only two well-established competing products on the global market, Haldor Topsoe’s HyOctaneTM now gives refiners a wider range of options for their next catalyst replacement in their FCC gasoline post-treatment unit. The new catalyst series is industrially proven to provide ultra-low levels of sulfur, while keeping octane numbers high.

On-site carbon monoxide generation takes the next step

12.12.2016
Haldor Topsoe’s eCOs is a new electrolysis cell technology that allows the safe, efficient, and cost-competitive production of carbon monoxide directly at the site of facilities where the gas is needed. The CO-generation device uses feedstock carbon dioxide and electrical power to produce CO in quantities ideal for most operations that today rely...

New HyBRIM™ catalyst boosts profitability of diesel and hydrocracking units

23.11.2016
Refiners can look forward to longer cycle lengths, high-value products from low quality feed stocks, and increased volume swell with the latest HyBRIM™ nickel molybdenum catalyst with 25 percent improved activity for both nitrogen and sulfur removal.

Topsoe positions itself for growth in China

08.11.2016
Topsoe’s new, state-of-the-art automotive catalyst plant in Tianjin ramps up production, while the automotive organization is restructured to better support the Company’s market-leading catalyst for the growing heavy diesel segment.

Haldor Topsoe sharpens customer focus

03.10.2016
A more industry and customer focused organization was announced today by Haldor Topsoe. Business areas addressing the same industries have been merged into three business units to produce more integrated and industry-focused solutions. By doing this, Topsoe also strengthens and expands its focus on sustainable solutions.

Haldor Topsoe celebrates opening of Tehran office

05.09.2016
Today, Topsoe – a global technology, catalyst and services vendor to the petrochemical and refining industry – officially opened its offices in Tehran at a ceremony. With the new office, Topsoe will reinforce its already strong ties with Iranian petrochemical and refining companies.

Increased profitability in first half of 2016

12.08.2016
Revenue was DKK 2,836 million in the first half year of 2016, which is in line with the same period in 2015. EBIT was DKK 435 million, an increase of 105% compared to same period in 2015.These results have been achieved in an overall challenging market through increased technology business and  initiatives to reduce costs.

Chairman of the Board Henrik Topsøe resigns due to illness

12.08.2016
Vice Chairman Jeppe Christiansen becomes new Chairman of the Board of Haldor Topsoe A/S.

Official opening: 90 million dollar plant will improve air quality in China

16.06.2016
The Topsoe plant produces automotive catalysts that improves air quality significantly “Shows our strong commitment to China and ambitious environmental goals,” says Topsoe CEO Official opening was carried out in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark Today, Haldor Topsoe, a world leader in catalysis, officially opened an...

Groundbreaking Topsoe research on improved performance of methanol catalysts published in ‘Science’

20.05.2016
Optimized use of zinc oxide in methanol catalysts can significantly increase yields in the important global methanol industry. A research team from Topsoe and Technical University of Denmark has established a unique molecular-level understanding that enables scientists to ‘tune’ methanol catalysts at the nanoscale resulting in record-breaking...

New catalyst produces sulfur-free CO2 from Icelandic geothermal facility

25.04.2016
Icelandic geothermal power company HS Orka hf has signed a contract with Topsoe for a plant to transform excess CO2 into a commercial product. The plant is the first to use Topsoe’s new selective oxidation catalyst SMC™ to remove sulfur from CO2 – which is an attractive commercial opportunity for many geothermal power plants around the world.

Topsoe Annual Report 2015: Results influenced by challenging market conditions, but market shares maintained

31.03.2016
Revenue grew by 2%; however, adjusted for currency fluctuations, revenue dropped by 4% Operating profit (EBIT) was reduced by 11% Results did not meet growth ambitions, but market shares were maintained, as the entire industry was affected by challenging market conditions  Initiatives implemented in 2015 have reduced cost base Topsoe’s revenue...

Ammonia producers can make millions of dollars with world’s first commercial iron-free high shift catalyst

01.03.2016
Topsoe’s SK-501 FlexTM high temperature shift catalyst lets ammonia producers choose to save on feedstock and energy or boost production by up to 5% with the same setup SK-501 FlexTM gives a potential increase in revenue of 11 million USD/year for a large-scale ammonia plant Activity and stability has been proven through several years of...

Topsoe opens office in Tehran and celebrates new deal

04.02.2016
Topsoe expects blooming petrochemical and refinery business in Iran Long-standing relations with Iranian companies can now be honored Deal for methanol plant has been signed with Badr-e-Shargh Petrochemical Complex Topsoe – a Danish technology, catalyst and services vendor to the petrochemical and refining industry – will open permanent offices in...

Topsoe establishes R&D Center at Dalian Institute for Chemical Physics, China

01.02.2016
Topsoe will select and fund R&D projects at Dalian Institute for Chemical Physics – China’s leading catalysis research institute and the world’s largest catalysis R&D center. A number of research projects have already been initiated within Topsoe’s business areas. Topsoe expects to strengthen the company’s market and technology access in China...

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