Burckhardt Compression to Deliver One Oxygen Compressor Unit for SIDOR S.A. Steel Mill Complex

Estudios Planificación y Gestión Técnica S.L. (ESPLAGET S.L.) selected Burckhardt Compression to deliver one skid mounted Laby® Compressor for a capacity expansion in the Orinoco Steel Mill “Alfredo Maneiro” (Sidor S.A.). The steel mill produces direct reduced iron (DRI) and liquid steel as main components of the industrial value chain. Sidor S.A., in their efforts…

Burckhardt Compression: Personnel changes in the Executive Board

Hans Keist assumed the position of Managing Director of the MT Sealing Technology Inc. in December 2012 and guided it through its transition into the current Burckhardt Components AG as a member of Burckhardt Compression’s Executive Board. Over the next few months the activities of Burckhardt Components AG will be integrated into the Components, Services…

Fiscal year 2013: Order intake at all-time high – strong sales growth – net income slightly lower than in prior year – dividend increased – outlook positive

Annual order intake exceeds half a billion francs for the first time Order intake of CHF 517.1 mn topped the previous record high set in fiscal year 2012 (CHF 427.8 mn) by 20.9% (22.8% at constant exchange rates) and exceeded the CHF 500 million mark for the first time. This strong growth was driven by a surge…

PEMEX COMPLEJO PETROQUIMICO CANGREJERA increases plant performance after revamp by Burckhardt Compression

PEMEX Petroquimica chose Burckhardt Compression as turnkey contractor for the general revamp and modernization project of three Hyper Compressors at the company’s plant in Crangrejera, Mexico. The project was initiated due to the decreasing availability and reliability of the three compressors, built by a third-party manufacturer in 1978 after more than 200’000 operating hours. As…