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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.

Topsoe part of consortium to develop large-scale fertilizer plant in Tanzania

03.02.2015
A consortium consisting of Haldor Topsoe A/S, the German company Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH, and the Pakistani industrial enterprise Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd, is going to develop a large-scale fertilizer complex in Tanzania together with the state-owned Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation.

Haldor Topsoe and FLSmidth join forces to market game changing catalytic filter bag technology

26.01.2015
Haldor Topsoe A/S,  a world leader in catalysis,  and FLSmidth A/S, a leading supplier of equipment and services to the global cement and minerals industries, have signed a cooperation agreement that marks the beginning of a joined global effort to commercialize a newly developed unique catalytic filter bag technology.

First ever large-scale demonstration biogas plant goes on-stream in Sweden with technology from Topsoe

21.01.2015
One of Sweden’s leading energy companies, Göteborg Energi, recently announced that GoBiGas, the world’s first ever large-scale demonstration plant for the production of biogas through the gasification of biofuels and residues from forestry, is now in operation supplying gas to the Swedish natural gas grid.

New portrait of Dr Haldor Topsøe revealed at Frederiksborg Castle

10.12.2014
Yesterday, a newly painted portrait of Dr Haldor Topsøe was revealed at Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød at a large-scale ceremony in one of the castle’s impressive rooms. The painting will be the center of attention in a special exhibition of portraits by Michael Melbye, a significant Danish portrait artist.

Topsoe wins the Danish Engineering Product Award 2014

28.11.2014
Haldor Topsøe A/S has won the Danish Engineering Product Award 2014 (in Danish Ingeniørens Produktpris 2014) for its new ECO-Jet solution. The product is a newly developed catalytic process capable of reducing emission of harmful substances such as soot, hydrocarbons and heavy metals from ships powered by bunker fuel, also known as fuel oil.

Topsoe joins the ’Engineer the Future’ initiative

19.11.2014
Haldor Topsoe is among the group of Danish companies, universities and organizations that have launched the ‘Engineer the Future’ campaign. The purpose of the initiative is to promote natural and technical science education in Denmark with a view to producing more highly qualified engineers for the future.

Huineng SNG plant goes on-stream transforming coal into clean energy in China

17.11.2014
Haldor Topsoe A/S today announced that Huineng, a large-scale SNG (Substitute Natural Gas) plant, went successfully on-stream near the city of Ordos, located in Inner Mongolia in the northern part of China. Topsoe has designed the methanation section of this plant, which is the company’s second large-scale coal-based industrial SNG reference to...

Topsoe researchers make breakthrough in refinery catalysis at the atomic level

26.09.2014
Haldor Topsoe A/S today announced the publication of a breakthrough study in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Angewandte Chemie. The research article, describes how Topsoe’s researchers for the first time ever have made the Co-Mo-S catalyst’s crystallites – that are only a few nanometers wide – visible to the human eye.

Topsoe to design large-scale fertilizer plant with project partners in Turkmenistan

02.09.2014
In collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Haldor Topsoe A/S has been selected for the design of a new ammonia plant for a major fertilizer project in Turkmenistan. The project has been awarded by State Concern Turkmenhimiya, a state-owned chemical company in Turkmenistan and also includes project partners Mitsubishi Corporation and...

Groundbreaking in Turkmenistan to build major plant for producing synthetic gasoline

26.08.2014
Today, a groundbreaking ceremony was held in Ovadan-Depe near the capital of Ashgabad in Turkmenistan to launch the construction of a major plant focused on the conversion of natural gas into synthetic gasoline. The plant will be based on Haldor Topsoe’s TIGAS™ (Topsoe Improved Gasoline Synthesis) technology and will become the first full scale...

Financial report for the first half of 2014

12.08.2014
The results of the first half of 2014 for Haldor Topsoe A/S did not meet our growth expectations. Revenue decreased compared to first half of 2013 primarily due to postponed customer projects. First half 2013 was positively impacted by a change of estimate of warranty provision related to technology projects. The one time impact in 2013 was DKK...