Optimized energy efficiency and fewer emissions after compressor revamp November 24, 2022 | Success Story
Our customer, a global chemicals company, operates two vertical Process Gas Compressors in their petrochemical plant. High leakages, reduced gas flow, temperature issues and a very short lifetime of wear parts led to frequent compressor shutdowns and wasteful energy consumption. A detailed system integrity analysis by Burckhardt Compression identified inappropriate tribology material and design as the root cause of all problems. Read more
New Mid-Range Plan: Creating leading compression solutions for a sustainable energy future – Growing to CHF 1.1 bn sales and doubling EBIT November 01, 2022 | Ad hoc announcement
Burckhardt Compression today will outline its new Mid-Range Plan. In a dynamic market context, where the transition towards a new energy economy plays an increasing role, the executive leadership team will highlight its new ambitions and strategy. It will outline its strong commitment to value creation and communicate new, clearly higher financial and ESG targets for 2027. Read more
Burckhardt Compression with exceptional increase in order intake, strong sales and EBIT growth November 01, 2022 | Ad hoc announcement
• Exceptional increase in order intake to CHF 706.7 mn (+56.8% y-o-y)
• Strong delivery, with sales reaching CHF 335.8 mn, a growth of 25.1% versus prior-year period
• Overproportionate increase of EBIT to CHF 35.5 mn (+35.0% y-o-y) and earnings per share to CHF 7.23 (+37.7% y-o-y)
• Ongoing progress with sustainability activities and commitments
• Full-year outlook confirmed
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Four dry-dock compressor services completed within 3.5 months October 11, 2022 | Success Story
Within 3.5 months, four Korean-owned LNG vessels went into dry dock to complete their 5-year service in Korea and Burckhardt Compression was on board to service the compressor systems and auxiliaries. Read more
Quick solution thanks to UP! Remote Support brings compressor back to smooth operation September 28, 2022 | Success Story
BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn. Bhd. is a Malaysia-based joint venture that operates an Integrated Verbund Site situated at the Gebeng Industrial Zone, Pahang. In need of prompt support for a compressor that was not running smoothly, BASF PETRONAS Chemicals turned to Burckhardt Compression. Read more
Burckhardt Compression: Change in potential Board nomination August 18, 2022 | Ad hoc announcement
As per our ad hoc announcements dated September 2 and November 23, 2021, the Board of Directors of Burckhardt Compression in agreement with the former CEO Marcel Pawlicek considered and intended a proposal to the Annual General Meeting 2023 for inclusion of Marcel Pawlicek in the Board. Read more
LIFTE H2 and Burckhardt Compression announce their collaboration for Hydrogen projects July 21, 2022 | News
The hydrogen infrastructure development company LIFTE H2, head quartered in the US with a German subsidiary, and compressor manufacturer Burckhardt Compression, head quartered in Switzerland, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a joint offering of Hydrogen solutions to the market. Read more
Re-engineering of other brand compressor cylinder within tight time frame July 20, 2022 | Success Story
Our customer Vynova operates in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, one of Europe’s largest plants for the production of suspension PVC. They turned to Burckhardt Compression after a compressor cylinder broke. Read more
Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG approves all proposals of the Board of Directors July 01, 2022 | Ad hoc announcement
Today's Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG took place without the physical presence of shareholders, in accordance with article 27 of the Swiss Federal Council's ordinance 3 on measures to combat the coronavirus (Covid-19). Shareholders could exercise their voting rights through the independent proxy holder. All proposals of the Board of Directors were passed. Read more
Burckhardt Compression with significantly higher order intake, clearly improved operating income and higher dividend proposed June 08, 2022 | Ad hoc announcement
• Significantly higher order intake of CHF 976.6 mn, +44.3% year-on-year

• Sales amounted to CHF 650.7 mn, similar level to the previous year

• Increased EBIT margin from 9.2% to 10.8%

• Earnings per share to Burckhardt Compression Shareholders rose by 14.0%, from CHF 13.00 to CHF 14.82

• Proposed Dividend increase of 15.4% to CHF 7.50

• Clear increase in activities around new energy segments, such as for our compressor application for solar panel production and hydrogen energy and mobility solutions

• Guidance for fiscal year 2022: sales to grow to between CHF 720 mn and CHF 760 mn at Group level, thus exceeding the target of CHF 700 set in the Mid-Range Plan. Due to one off costs related to the tightening of sanctions after the year-end-closing, as well as a changed business mix towards the Systems-business, Group operating margin is expected to be at a similar level as in fiscal year 2021 and therefore within the Mid-Range Plan target range of 10% to 15%.
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Burckhardt Compression and HRS accelerate their partnership for large-capacity hydrogen stations June 07, 2022 | News
Grenoble, June 7, 2022 - HRS, a leading European designer and manufacturer of hydrogen refueling stations, and Burckhardt Compression, world leader in reciprocating compressor systems, today announce the signing of a supply contract for the delivery of several diaphragm compressors. They will be integrated into HRS hydrogen refueling stations with a capacity of over one ton per day. This follows the recent partnership agreement signed on March 15. Read more
Burckhardt Compression: Andreas Brautsch appointed as new President Systems Division and member of the Executive Management June 02, 2022 | Ad hoc announcement
The Board of Directors of Burckhardt Compression has appointed Andreas Brautsch as new President Systems Division and member of the Executive Management. He will join Burckhardt Compression on October 1st, 2022 to succeed Fabrice Billard, who is CEO since April 1, 2022. Read more