BW LNG and Burckhardt Compression agree on 10-year partnership for 9 LNG carriers October 20, 2020 | News
BW LNG and Burckhardt Compression signed a ten-year service agreement covering nine LNG carriers with Laby®-GI Compressors on board. Building on their existing long-term relationship, the two companies agreed to a tailormade “Fleet Management Solution” which provides a total care package supported by the latest monitoring diagnostics. Read more
On-Site Machining of a Hyper Crankcase at a LDPE Plant October 13, 2020 | Europe
The high market demand for LDPE required Transformadora de Etileno A.I.E. (TDE), a manufacturer of low-density polyethylene in Tarragona, Spain, to run its production lines with the highest possible performance. After 180'000 hours in operation, TDE detected hard fretting damages on contact the surfaces between Hyper Compressor crankcase and distance pieces. Read more
Burckhardt Compression successfully issued a CHF 100 million bond September 23, 2020 | Ad hoc Release
Burckhardt Compression successfully issued today a CHF 100 million bond on the Swiss capital market. The bond is primarily intended to finance the recently announced acquisition of the remaining 40% stake in Shenyang Yuanda Compressor, based in Shenyang, China. Read more
Burckhardt Compression has entered into a memorandum of understanding to acquire the remaining 40% of Shenyang Yuanda Compressor September 14, 2020 | Ad hoc Release
Burckhardt Compression has entered into a memorandum of understanding to acquire the remaining 40% of Shenyang Yuanda Compressor. Burckhardt Compression initially purchased a 60% interest in Shenyang Yuanda Compressor, a Chinese compressor manufacturer based in Shenyang, in March of 2016 and both companies have collaborated closely in the meantime. To finance the acquisition, Burckhardt Compression plans to issue a bond in the Swiss capital market. Read more
Annual General Meeting passes all proposals of Board of Directors July 03, 2020 | Ad hoc Release
Today's Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG took place without the physical presence of shareholders, in accordance with article 6b of the Swiss Federal Council's ordinance 2 on measures to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19 Ordinance 2). Shareholders could only exercise their voting rights through the independent proxy. All proposals of the Board of Directors were passed. Ton Büchner was elected as the new chairman of the Board of Directors. The proposed dividend of CHF 6.00 per share was approved. Read more
Burckhardt Compression: Higher sales – higher profit – lower order intake June 02, 2020 | Ad hoc Release
The full-year results for 2019 of Burckhardt Compression are largely in line with the guidance the company gave during the presentation of the half-year report. Incoming orders did not match the record-high figure from the previous fiscal year. Sales were in line with expectations. Operating and net income showed another improvement, but are still not yet at the levels Burckhardt Compression has targeted in the Mid-Range Plan. Read more
Acquisition of global compressor business from The Japan Steel Works completed April 21, 2020 | Ad hoc Release
Burckhardt Compression completed the acquisition of the global compressor business from The Japan Steel Works Ltd., abbreviated JSW, as announced on March 4, 2020. JSW is a highly diversified manufacturer of steel, power-plant equipment and industrial machinery. Read more
Coronavirus March 24, 2020 | News
It is our goal to serve our customers best possible, even in this demanding situation. Most of our Sales, Engineering, Procurement and Customer Support Teams are working remotely and are doing their best to continue to provide quotations, take orders and collaborating with our customers to serve their specific needs. Most of our workshops are running and our heroes in the workshops are working on site day-by-day under the given constraints and safety restrictions provided by the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.

We will continue to work closely with our customers and business partners and give frequent updates on the current situation. We are doing everything possible to mitigate the effects to our customers and business partners.
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Overhaul of Four Vertical Process Gas Compressors – Giving them a new Lease on Life March 17, 2020 | News
A chlorine plant with four identical vertical Process Gas Compressors encountered some problems due to the low reliability of the over 25 year-old compressors. The plant opera-tor turned to Burckhardt Compression for a complete overhaul of all four compressors, which was performed at one of our state-of-the-art Service Centers. After the successful overhaul project, a preventive maintenance schedule was established and implemented together with the customer. Read more
Burckhardt Compression purchases global compressor business from The Japan Steel Works March 04, 2020 | Ad hoc Release
Burckhardt Compression is strengthening its market presence and acquiring the global compressor business from The Japan Steel Works Ltd., abbreviated JSW. JSW is a highly diversified manufacturer of steel, power-plant equipment and industrial machinery and generated overall sales of CHF 1.9 billion in 2018. Approximately 1-2% of the overall sales is estimated to be generated in the compressor business. Read more
Compressor Revamp to guarantee its proper Functioning February 28, 2020 | Asia
The Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. in Haldia, India, had problems with two of its compressors. Without any major overhauls, the two 27-year-old compressors – one operational, the other in standby – were prone to malfunction because of its damaged piston rings, valve plates and springs. Burckhardt  Compression revamped the compressor – which included modifying the existing piston and piston rings – to bring it back to proper functionality. Read more
Burckhardt Compression Awarded Long-term Service Agreement for 9 LNG Carriers February 24, 2020 | News
Burckhardt Compression and an emerging leader in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) shipping industry signed a five-year service agreement covering nine LNG carriers with Laby®-GI Compressors onboard. Building on their close and long-term partnership, the two companies jointly developed a lifecycle concept based on the operational experience gained in the field. Read more