Facts & Figures

Burckhardt Compression is the worldwide market leader for reciprocating compressors systems. As single manufacturer and service provider that covers a complete range of reciprocating compressor technologies and services. Its customized compressor systems are used in the upstream oil & gas, gas transport and storage, refinery, chemical, petrochemical and industrial gas sectors. Burckhardt Compression’s leading technology, high-quality compressor components and the full range of services help customers to minimize life cycle costs of their reciprocating compressor systems around the world. Since 1844 its highly skilled workforce has crafted superior solutions and set the benchmark in the gas compression industry.


Subject Details
CEO Marcel Pawlicek
Chairman of the board Valentin Vogt
Established 1844
Stock listed SIX (BCHN)
Employees worldwide 2’107
Sales 2016 CHF 557.7 million
Worldwide presence more than 80 countries
Manufacturing locations
  • Switzerland (headquarters)
  • India
  • China
Assembly locations
  • Switzerland
  • India
  • USA
  • South Korea
  • China