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Burckhardt Compression opening of new assembly facility in Waller, US

Media Release of August 10, 2016
Burckhardt Compression Holding AG

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, Burckhardt Compression celebrated the grand opening event of its new assembly facility in the US. The facility is located in Waller near Houston, Texas, where Burckhardt Compression will assemble Process Gas Compressors API 618 for customers in the refining and chemical processing industry throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and South America.

The new facility in Waller, US, comprises engineering and assembling of Process Gas Compressors API 618 as well as a fully-fledged service center that offers the full range of services for customers across the US, Canada, Mexico and South America. Being so close to Houston as the “energy capital of the world” Burckhardt Compression’s facility is located near its customers in the refining and chemical industry. The area consists of the assembly plant and office space with in total about 57,000 square feet.

Marcel Pawlicek, CEO Burckhardt Compression Group: “This new assembly facility leads the way as it is one of just two such plants in the entire United States.”

Further information:

Marcel Pawlicek, CEO
Tel.: +41 52 262 55 00

About Burckhardt Compression

Burckhardt Compression is the worldwide market leader for reciprocating compressors systems. As single manufacturer and service provider that covers a complete range of reciprocating compressor technologies and services. Its customized compressor systems are used in the upstream oil & gas, gas transport and storage, refinery, chemical, petrochemical and industrial gas sectors. Burckhardt Compression’s leading technology, high-quality compressor components and the full range of services help customers to minimize life cycle costs of their reciprocating compressor systems around the world. Since 1844 its highly skilled workforce has crafted superior solutions and set the benchmark in the gas compression industry.

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