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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...

New customer needs makes Topsoe downsize top management

19.01.2016
The markets Haldor Topsoe operates in show a receding development these years. In spite of that – and in spite of intensified competition –Topsoe has managed to maintain its market shares. Now the company makes the organization even more agile with the clear purpose of matching global customers’ needs and expectations – faster and more efficiently.

Topsoe technology supports new, large-scale U.S. methanol plant

22.12.2015
Topsoe’s licensed technology chosen for Fairway Methanol LLC’s new methanol plant in Clear Lake, Texas Topsoe has delivered licensed process technology, basic engineering, catalysts and services for the first greenfield methanol plant in the U.S. in many years. Located in Clear Lake, Texas, the plant is a 50/50 joint venture between Celanese...

Haldor Topsoe A/S expands the board of directors

16.12.2015
The two new members bring important experience from innovative and successful technology-driven companies that will support Topsoe’s strategy and business development.

Topsoe technology chosen for billion-dollar fertilizer plant in Tanzania

28.10.2015
First fertilizer plant in Tanzania expected to have huge effect on agriculture and economic development Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation has entered into a joint venture to realize the first fertilizer plant in Tanzania with a consortium of Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH, Haldor Topsoe A/S and Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd. The...

Haldor Topsoe A/S acquires unique furnace monitoring technology

31.08.2015
Haldor Topsoe A/S has signed an agreement with Increase Performance Inc. to acquire full ownership of the Furnace Manager Technology. The acquisition will be an important expansion of the technology and service offering to Topsoe’s global client base.

Topsoe and Tatarstan agree on scientific collaboration to develop petrochemical and chemical industries

30.08.2015
Kazan, Russia, August 30, 2015 – The memorandums build on talks between Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and CEO of Haldor Topsoe A/S Bjerne S. Clausen, who in 2014 agreed to cooperate in the education of professionals for Tartarstan’s petrochemical and chemical industries as well as joint R&D and industrial projects.

Half year statement 2015

13.08.2015
Market share maintained in a difficult first half year for Haldor Topsoe A/S A satisfactory 18% increase in catalyst revenue was not sufficient to counterbalance a significant decrease in technology revenue of 30%. Overall market share was maintained and the ambition for the future is still to keep growing faster than the market. However, the...

Market share maintained in a difficult first half year for Haldor Topsoe A/S

13.08.2015
A satisfactory 18% increase in catalyst revenue was not sufficient to counterbalance a significant decrease in technology revenue of 30%. Overall market share was maintained and the ambition for the future is still to keep growing faster than the market. However, the general market slowdown due to continued recession in emerging markets along with...

Haldor Topsoe A/S lowers guidance for 2015

24.06.2015
Due to slow-down in order intake of technology projects influenced by a general downward trend on the global market for technology projects, Haldor Topsoe A/S is revising down its 2015 forecast 2015 revenue is now expected to be on level with 2014 compared to previous guidance of expected revenue increase in 2015 EBIT margin is now expected to...

Topsoe supplies cathode material to world’s first sodium-ion powered vehicle. A milestone within rechargeable batteries

15.05.2015
The world’s first sodium-ion powered vehicle, an e-bike, has been successfully demonstrated by the British battery technology company Faradion in collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering. The e-bike is a proof-of-concept and shows the capabilities of this new type of battery technology. 

Topsoe and Unifrax establish partnership to market improved ceramic catalytic filters to the industrial market

22.04.2015
Unifrax I LLC (“Unifrax”), the Tonawanda, New York based manufacturer of specialty fiber products, and Haldor Topsoe A/S, a world leader in catalysis and related process technologies headquartered in Denmark, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement. The partnership marks the beginning of a joint global effort by the two parties to...

Celebrating 75 years of excellence in catalysis

10.04.2015
Today, 75 years ago a young Danish physicist named Haldor Topsøe established a new company based on catalysis. In 1940, catalysis was a little-used chemical process, but Haldor Topsøe believed that one day it could serve a huge, unmet industrial need and at the same time provide important benefits to society. This idea turned out to be prophetic...

Annual General Meeting in Haldor Topsoe A/S

27.03.2015
Haldor Topsoe A/S held the Annual General Meeting of the company on 27 March, 2015  at the company’s address at Nymøllevej 55, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.

Haldor Topsoe and Ferrostaal to form joint venture

27.03.2015
Ferrostaal Topsoe Projects GmbH combines project planning, project development and financing with worldwide leading technologies The joint venture will offer the realization of major projects in the petrochemical, refining and environmental technology sectors from one single source Strong project pipeline Ferrostaal GmbH, a leading global project...

Annual report 2014: Another year with solid progress for Topsoe

27.03.2015
2014 was another good year for Haldor Topsoe A/S, both in terms of financial performance, overall R&D development and the progress made on a number of projects and initiatives aimed at creating the foundation for additional growth in the years to come.

Wood-based renewable diesel bio-refinery goes on-stream in Finland

18.03.2015
In January the first wood-based bio-refinery producing renewable diesel began commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland, with technology from Topsoe. The renewable diesel produced by the Lappeenranta facility reduces greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 80% compared to conventional diesel.

Haldor Topsoe A/S to publish 2014 annual report on March 27, 2015

09.03.2015
Following approval from the Board of Directors, Haldor Topsoe A/S will publish its 2014 annual report on March 27, 2015, and not as previously communicated by the company on 26 March, 2015.

Haldor Topsoe signs contract for new fertilizer plant in Slovakia

20.02.2015
Haldor Topsoe A/S has signed contracts with Technip and Duslo s.a. of Slovakia for a new ammonia plant that will be constructed adjacent to an existing fertilizer complex in Šaľa, a town located 65 kilometers from Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Republic. 

Financing for Tianjin plant in place

09.02.2015
Important milestone reached in Topsoe’s biggest investment ever.