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Topsøe signs agreement to purchase land in China for a new catalyst plant

By Gerald Ondrey |

On June 15, 2012 Haldor Topsøe A/S (Lyngby. Denmark; www.topsoe.com) has signed the agreement with TEDA to purchase land for a new catalyst plant in the Tianjin city of China.  Topsøe has been present in China for more than 50 years and the land purchase is in line with Topsøe strategy to strengthen and expand the cooperation between Denmark and China. Topsøe is leading within research and development of environmental technology, and the company acknowledges that energy efficiency and environment are now highly placed on the Chinese government’s agenda.   With the new plant, Topsøe expects a considerable increase in turnover. “We will invest a significant amount in the project. But within a couple of years we expect to double our annual turnover in China,” says Ulrik Federspiel, executive vice president, Haldor Topsøe. With the purchase of the land, the new plant will join two existing plants, one in Denmark and one in U.S. The catalyst plant is planned to start operating in early 2014 and will in a longer perspective employ around 100 people, which will provide growth for the local community and Tianjin city. The catalyst production in China will have no negative…
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