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Sulzer Chemtech to open new service center in Europe

04th September 2023
Updated 05th September 2023

Sulzer Chemtech is investing in a new service hub for mass transfer components and tower field services in the Econova industrial park, Essen, Germany. The strategic move was commemorated by a lease signing ceremony.

The new hub will provide Sulzer Chemtech’s customers with additional localized manufacturing and engineering capabilities. This will enhance the ability for quick delivery of mass transfer components through an express dispatch service. The new hub will also offer tower field service expertise, enabling a quick response time and additional support for installation and service requirements including a leading automated weld overlay technology This combination will greatly benefit Sulzer Chemtech’s customers across Europe.
The facility will host operational capabilities for the production of a wide range of mass transfer equipment, including structured packing, trays and internals. Tower field service and customer assistance teams will be based on site. In addition, there will also be a large warehouse, sales offices and machines for weld overlay technology – providing customers with technical advice, planning for debottlenecking projects and turnarounds and as well as both fast response and service times.
Uwe Boltersdorf, President Sulzer Chemtech, remarks: “Providing quality products and services is at the core of what we do. The new service hub in Essen represents a crucial element for the strategic growth and ambitions of Sulzer Chemtech in the European market as a service specialist for our customers in the chemical and refining industries. It enhances the reliability, resilience, and responsiveness of the supply chain available to companies in the region and advances their capabilities and performance. We look forward to celebrating the opening of the complex soon.”

Image 1: The new hub will provide Sulzer Chemtech’s customers with additional localized manufacturing and engineering support.

Image 2: The strategic move was commemorated by a lease signing ceremony at the facility.

About Sulzer  

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering and chemical processing applications. We specialize in energy-efficient pumping, agitation, mixing, separation, purification, crystallization and polymerization technologies for fluids of all types. Our solutions enable carbon emission reductions, development of polymers from biological sources, recycling of plastic waste and textiles, and efficient power storage. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality through our responsive network of 180 world-class manufacturing facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2022, our 12’900 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.2 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

The Chemtech division is the global market leader in innovative mass transfer, static mixing and polymer solutions for chemicals, petrochemicals, refining  and LNG. We are steering the way in ecological solutions such as bio-based chemicals, polymers and fuels, recycling technologies for textiles and plastic as well as carbon capture and utilization/storage, contributing to a circular and sustainable economy. Our product offering ranges from process components to complete process plants and technology licensing.

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