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Topsoe Blog

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...

Haldor Topsoe and JITRI found joint R&D company to accelerate development of innovative technologies for Chinese market

15.02.2018
Joint company will focus on applied research and fast commercialization of new technologies. First development project aims to develop more cost-effective NCA batteries for electric cars. The company will also function as a test facility for Topsoe’s Chinese customers within hydroprocessing and emissions management (catalytic filtration). Haldor...

Topsoe chosen as technology licensor of the world’s largest methanol facility

30.01.2018
IGP Methanol LLC has awarded Haldor Topsoe a contract for engineering of a methanol plant that will produce 1.8 million tons per year, which is part of a planned complex with a total production capacity of 7.2 million tons per year. Topsoe’s SynCOR Methanol™ technology will be at the core of the project. IGP plans to construct four identical...

Curiosity-driven research for the future

25.01.2018
What Denmark is spending on publicly funded research at the moment is definitely too little, says Haldor Topsoe’s CEO, Bjerne S. Clausen. Haldor Topsoe devotes 10% of its turnover to research.

Global executive joins top management in Topsoe

18.01.2018
Amy Hebert becomes new member of the executive management at Haldor Topsoe A/S to further strengthen and develop the company’s position.

Refiners can make a sweet deal from sour fuel gas

20.11.2017
An excess of very sour fuel gas can be the result when a refinery process heavy feedstocks into modern low-sulfur fuels. But refiners can in fact turn a profit from the additional fuel gas and even reduce sulfur emissions with fuel gas hydrotreatment.

Bio-based chemicals one step closer to commercial breakthrough

09.11.2017
Braskem and Haldor Topsoe partner to validate the MOSAIK™ sugar-to-biochemicals solution for production of MEG (monoethylene glycol) in a demonstration plant. The new partnership accelerates the development of the MOSAIK™ solution that forms the basis for a growing portfolio of bio-based chemicals produced through patented processes. MEG is a key...

234 more family houses in Frederikssund will stay warm with Topsoe heat this winter

06.11.2017
Thanks to the installment of a new condenser, Topsoe will not only provide more excess heat to the neighboring houses in Frederikssund, but also help reduce the CO2 emission from the district heating plant.

New knowledge about copper-zeolite catalysts for diesel emissions control – get access to Topsoe’s Perspective published in Science

11.09.2017
The active sites of a Cu-zeolite catalyst for diesel emissions control are not static, but are created and dissolved on the fly as the reaction proceeds.

Nature Communications publishes break-through scientific evidence: Nano-design can reduce air pollution

22.08.2017
In the latest edition of the Nature Communications journal, Topsoe’s Stig Helveg shares scientific evidence that nano-designed titanium crystals can improve catalysts that reduce air pollution. The optimized titanium oxide crystals boost the reactivity of vanadium oxide in their vicinity. This discovery was made by Topsoe in collaboration with the...

Revenue and EBIT growth from continuing business – half-year results impacted by sale of business areas

15.08.2017
Revenue and EBIT from Topsoe’s continuing business increased 5% and 8%, respectively, in the first half of 2017, when adjusting for one-time effects of restarted contracts in 2016. The financial results were significantly impacted by Haldor Topsoe’s recent divestment of its emissions control business areas which involved a total estimated loss of...