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August 29, 2015

Haldor Topsoe A/S acquires unique furnace monitoring technology

Haldor Topsoe A/S has signed an agreement with Increase Performance Inc. to acquire full ownership of the Furnace Manager Technology. The acquisition will be an important expansion of the technology and service offering to Topsoe’s global client base.

The Topsoe Furnace Manager technology is a novel tube temperature monitoring system and flame monitoring system, which allows continuous monitoring of the interior of furnaces 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This technology allows customers to optimize operational efficiency, while intelligent controls and warnings allow corrective action, thereby avoiding damage of equipment. The monitoring system allows the furnace to be operated without accessing the furnace, improving safety of personnel and equipment.

The Topsoe Furnace Manager technology complements Topsoe expertise in providing industry leading proprietary technologies. Commenting on the transaction Anja Nielsen, VP, Chemical Business Unit says: “With the inclusion of the Topsoe Furnace Manager in our portfolio, we will offer our customers a technology that enables them to optimize the use of their equipment and prolong its lifetime. Not least, this technology improves our customers’ plant safety when monitoring their equipment. We see the acquisition of the Furnace Manager Technology as a natural next step for Topsoe in expanding our offerings and services to our customers.”  

David Schmitt, founder and CEO of Increase Performance Inc.: “Topsoe’s focus on quality and in-depth industrial knowledge and experience as well as their global reach, will ensure the success of this ground breaking technology.”

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Svend Ravn, Media Relations Manager, Haldor Topsoe A/S
Phone: +45 22 75 43 58

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