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Haldor Topsoe acquires full ownership of Ferrostaal Topsoe Projects GmbH

15.08.2018
The transaction adds strong project development competencies to Topsoe’s market-leading portfolio of high-performance catalyst and proprietary technologies for the chemical and refining industries.

Half-year results in line with outlook despite impact from planned US sanctions and declining technology markets

08.08.2018
Revenue increased by 3% to DKK 2,630 million, while EBIT decreased to DKK 294 million in the first half of 2018 The financial results were impacted by the planned reinstatement of US sanctions on Iran and slow-moving technology markets. The results are in line with the outlook for 2018 Topsoe plans to reduce the staff by around 200 as a...

New orders cement Topsoe’s leading position in ammonia in India

03.08.2018
TechnipFMC has awarded Topsoe a contract for license and engineering of two 2,200 tons-per-day ammonia plants. The plants will be based on Topsoe’s world-leading ammonia technology and are part of the Indian government’s revival plans for the domestic fertilizer sector. Three out of the four current fertilizer plant revival projects in India are...

Sinopec chooses Topsoe CATOX catalyst for Asia’s largest styrene-butadiene rubber emissions control project

12.07.2018
Sinopec Qilu Petrochemical Corporation has chosen Topsoe’s CATOX catalyst for cost-efficient control of volatile organic compounds (VOC) at their rubber plant in Zibo, China. The facility has two lines with a total capacity of 240,000 Nm3/h, which makes it the largest current styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) emissions control project in Asia....

How to reduce ammonia production cost with improved ammonia synthesis catalyst?

14.06.2018
Using KM 111 in conjunction with our industry-leading catalyst KM1 increases the profitability of ammonia production through record high production levels as well as savings in energy consumption.

The ownership family of Haldor Topsoe A/S has initiated a search to find a financial minority investor

12.06.2018
The Topsøe family and Haldor Topsoe A/S have initiated a search process to find a potential investor in order to accelerate growth. It is the intention to list the shares in Haldor Topsoe A/S at a later time. Haldor Topsoe Holding A/S will remain the long-term majority shareholder.

Haldor Topsoe to deliver large-scale SynCOR Methanol™ plant for Baltic Gas Chemical Company

07.06.2018
Baltic Gas Chemical Company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, and Haldor Topsoe have signed a tripartite license agreement for a methanol plant project in Ust-Luga, Russia. The planned capacity of 1.7 million tons per year is among the largest single-train methanol capacities in operation today. Under the contract, Topsoe will deliver...

From science to dollars: Operando methodology

24.05.2018
On the occasion of Dr. Topsøe’s birthday, here’s a story about how his approach to science is still alive and well in the company.

How can electrolysis of water help to produce fuel for your future car?

22.05.2018
The simplest element of the periodic system and the most common atom in the universe is hydrogen. This abundant matter could very well be extremely important in humanity’s quest to build a future with little or no use of fossil fuels. Using electricity from windmills (or solar panels), water can be split into oxygen and hydrogen – and the latter...

Further price increase for sulfuric acid catalysts

09.05.2018
Effective today, Haldor Topsoe announces a further price increase on the company’s sulfuric acid catalysts. The increase is due to the rising price of raw materials.

How to efficiently produce chemicals from biomass using catalysis?

21.04.2018
On the occasion of the first official World Creativity and Innovation Day, we asked Esben Taarning, R&D Director at Topsoe, about his innovative work within biochemicals and the future possibilities in this area.

Price increase for hydroprocessing catalysts

20.04.2018
Haldor Topsoe will introduce a general price increase on the TK series hydroprocessing catalysts, effective April 23, 2018. Prices will increase on most products in the TK series.

SNOX™ sustainable emissions control technology enters the carbon black industry

12.04.2018
Orion Engineered Carbons LLC has signed a contract for Topsoe’s sustainable flue gas cleaning technology, SNOX™. The contract has a value of a three digit million DKK amount. It is the first time that SNOX™ is applied in the carbon black industry. Since 2014, Orion has conducted in-depth analyses of the SNOX™ process, including investigative site...

Price increase for sulfuric acid catalysts

03.04.2018
Haldor Topsoe increases prices for sulfuric acid catalysts with 0.40 euro per liter. The increase is driven by a substantial increase in the price of vanadium, which is a necessary raw material for sulfuric acid catalysts.

Let’s talk about water and Topsoe

22.03.2018
On the occasion of ‘World Water Day’, March 22, we will share the story of how we reuse 88 percent of the process water in one of our production units.

Annual General Meeting in Haldor Topsoe A/S

20.03.2018
Haldor Topsoe A/S held the Annual General Meeting of the company on March 20, 2018, at the company’s address at Haldor Topsøes Allé 1, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.

Topsoe Annual Report 2017: Focus on consolidating the business

20.03.2018
Continuing operations generated revenue of DKK 5,011 million, EBIT of DKK 595 million (equaling an EBIT margin of 12%), and net profit of DKK 403 million. The overall financial results were negatively impacted by the sale of the automotive and stationary DeNOx business areas. Continuing operations DKK million 2017 2016 Change 2016-2017 Change...

Annual general meeting of Haldor Topsoe A/S

05.03.2018
Haldor Topsoe A/S’ shareholders are hereby invited for the annual general meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at 15:50 at Haldor Topsøe A/S, Haldor Topsøes Allé 1, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby. 

Topsoe scientist honored with prestigious award

01.03.2018
Topsoe’s Stig Helveg has received the award “EliteForsk” – a recognition of his outstanding work within electron microscopy that follows catalytic processes at the atomic scale as they happen.

Successful start-up of world’s largest wet gas sulfuric acid (WSA) plant

19.02.2018
The WSA plant treats 131,000 tons of acid gas per year from a neighboring world-scale refinery in Huizhou, China. The patented WSA process converts more than 99.9% of the sulfur in the off-gases into commercial grade sulfuric acid. Since 2000, Topsoe has sold 68 WSA plants in China, of which 54 are already on stream. Bestgrand Chemical Group has...