Burckhardt Compression to Deliver Hyper Compressor and Process Gas Compressor API 618 for LDPE Tubular Plant in the US

The customer is a vertically integrated producer of plastic resins and chemicals. The compressors to be delivered will be installed in a 400 KTA LDPE tubular plant which runs with higher pressure than an autoclave reactor and provides higher conversion rates. Discharge pressure of the Hyper Compressor is over 3,000 bar. The customer has selected…

Burckhardt Compression inaugurates new assembly plant in Korea

In its new assembly plant in Busan, South Korea, Burckhardt Compression is going to assemble and test run its fuel gas compressors for the marine industry. In addition, the company is building-up its center of competence of packaging of the skid mounted Laby®-GI fuel gas compression solution. As a highlight of the new plant, Burckhardt…

Burckhardt Compression inaugurates a new assembly building in Winterthur

Just one year after the cornerstone ceremony Burckhardt Compression was able to inaugurate its new assembly hall in Winterthur. The new building was built to the latest industry standards and increases Burckhardt Compression’s factory space by about 2,300 m2 to some 33,300 m2. In his speech at the inauguration ceremony, CEO Marcel Pawlicek praised the…

Burckhardt Compression: Change in the Executive Board

Martin Heller assumed the position of Vice President Business Development in April 2012. He previously held various management positions at Burckhardt Compression, including Vice President Sales Compressor Systems for more than twelve years. Martin Heller has now decided to enter early retirement on December 31, 2015 at his own request. The Board of Directors and…

The Board of Directors of Burckhardt Compression submits amended proposal for its Annual General Meeting on July 4, 2015

The Board of Directors of Burckhardt Compression had based its original proposal on the average number of permissible mandates given in the revised bylaws announced thus far by other Swiss companies. Two major Swiss law firms had previously determined the median values and in their independently conducted evaluations both had arrived at the conclusion that…

Fiscal year 2014: Order intake at high prior-year level – renewed increase in sales – higher operating profit – dividend unchanged

Full-year order intake surpasses the half-billion mark again Order intake was marginally lower at CHF 514.1 mn (previous year: CHF 517.1 mn) but passed the CHF 500 million mark for the second time in the company’s history, as in 2013. The CSS business (Components, Services & Support) was a major contributor to this strong performance, having received new…

Burckhardt Compression Garners Success with its Patented Laby® – GI Fuel Gas Supply Solution for Dual- and Tri-Fuel Ship Propulsion Systems

The ships’ owners have chosen the propulsion solution with the best fuel efficiency and the lowest emissions, in combination with Burckhardt Compression’s patented Laby®-GI compressor system for fuel gas supply. The systems ordered will be installed on several LNG tankers (Liquefied Natural Gas), each having a capacity of 174’000 cubic meters (in some cases as…