Facts & Figures


Burckhardt Compression is the worldwide market leader for reciprocating compressor systems and the only manufacturer and service provider that covers a full 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, broad portfolio of compressor components and the full range of services help customers around the world to find the optimized solution for their reciprocating compressor systems. 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 2’214
Sales 2016 CHF 594.6 million
Worldwide presence more than 80 countries
Manufacturing locations
  • Switzerland (headquarters)
  • India
  • China
Assembly locations
  • Switzerland
  • India
  • USA
  • South Korea
  • China