Indian Fertilizer Company Chooses Burckhardt Compression for Methanol Plant October 07, 2009 | Media Release
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC), India, has awarded Burckhardt Compression an order for a Laby® Compressor that will be used for oxygen compression in their methanol plant. Read more
Burckhardt Compression Awarded an Order from Braskem Including a New Frame for a 30-year-old Hyper Compressor in Brazil September 04, 2009 | Media Release
Braskem, Brazil, selected Burckhardt Compression to supply a new frame for their existing Hyper Compressor type F10 that has been for almost 30 years in operation. Read more
PetroChina Selected Burckhardt Compression to Deliver Six Laby® Compressors for LNG Terminals August 18, 2009 | Media Release
Due to the unique labyrinth technology of the Laby® Compressors and the significant experience in cryogenic applications, Burckhardt Compression has been awarded two orders by PetroChina to deliver six compressors to LNG terminals in Rudong and Dalian, China. Read more
Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression: All motions of the Board of Directors approved July 04, 2009 | Media Release
At the Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG held at the Parkarena in Winterthur, the attending shareholders approved all motions of the Board of Directors. The dividend was set at CHF 6.00 per share as last year. Read more
Burckhardt Compression: Market developments addressed with a package of measures June 30, 2009 | Media Release
The worldwide slowdown in Burckhardt Compression’s markets observed during the final quarter of the past fiscal year has continued in the early months of the new fiscal year. Currently there are no indications of a recovery in the near to medium-term future. In light of this situation Burckhardt Compression is implementing a set of measures designed to adjust its capacity and reduce its costs. In Winterthur 54 jobs will be shed, 24 of which through notice of termination. A redundancy program has been established for all affected employees. Besides the cost-reduction measures, proactive measures are concurrently being initiated on the sales front and in product development. Read more
Burckhardt Compression: Good results in fiscal year 2008 – order intake weakens in the final quarter June 09, 2009 | Media Release
Burckhardt Compression, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of reciprocating compressors, produced an overall very good set of results in fiscal year 2008 (closing March 31, 2009). Sales growth was again in the high double-digits and both EBIT and net profit further increased. Order intake reached a record high in the first nine months but weakened in the final quarter, resulting in a full-year decline of 8.6% compared to the prior-year level. The Board of Directors will propose an unchanged dividend of CHF 6.00 per share at the General Meeting. Burckhardt Compression expects that the financial results for the 2009 business year will be lower. Read more
Four Process Gas Compressors for Refinery Upgrade in Russia May 12, 2009 | Media Release
Burckhardt Compression has received a follow-up order for four dry-running Process Gas Compressors to be delivered to the Syzran refinery in Russia. Read more
Real estate acquisition from Sulzer completed May 07, 2009 | Media Release
Yesterday, Burckhardt Compression completed the acquisition from Sulzer of the real estate in Oberwinterthur, as previously announced on March 16, 2009. The acquired real estate will be transferred to the Burckhardt Compression Immobilien AG. Read more
Three Laby® Compressors for LNG Terminal in Spain March 31, 2009 | Media Release
Burckhardt Compression has received an order for three Laby® Compressors to be delivered to Gijon, Spain, for the LNG receiving terminal at the port of El Musel. Read more
Burckhardt Compression acquires real estate from Sulzer March 16, 2009 | Media Release
Burckhardt Compression and Sulzer basically agreed on the contractual terms for the purchase of the real estate in Oberwinterthur. Signing of the contract is expected within the next few weeks. Read more
Burckhardt Compression acquires Selltech February 20, 2009 | Media Release
Burckhardt Compression AG, one of the market leaders in the field of reciprocating compressor technology, announced today that its US subsidiary in Houston, Texas, signed an acquisition agreement for Selltech - Compressor Pumps & Engine Products, Inc. in Valencia, California. This is consistent with the company's strategy to grow its compressor component and service business. Read more
Burckhardt Compression Awarded two Orders for Hyper Compressors for LDPE Plants in Middle East and South America February 17, 2009 | Media Release
Burckhardt Compression has been awarded two major orders including a Hyper Compressor and a Process Gas Compressor for LDPE plants in Qatar and Venezuela. Read more