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Burckhardt Compression

  • Burckhardt Compression is one of the worldwide market leaders in the field of reciprocating compressors and the only manufacturer that covers a complete range of reciprocating compressor technologies. 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.

    Refinery – most reliable compressor solutions with lowest life cycle costs

    Burckhardt Compression offers customized reciprocating compressor solutions for all relevant oil refining processes that require gas, such as hydrocracking, reforming, isomerisation, hydrotreating, hydrodesulphurization, dearomatisation or hydroalkylation.

    Our Process Gas Compressors API 618 cover the full range up to a maximum rod load of 1’500 kN (335’000 lbs) and a power up to 31’000 kW (42’100 hp). Process Gas Compressors represent highest reliability and a long meantime between overhaul at lowest life cycle costs, also thanks to in-house engineered and manufactured high quality compressor components and valves. Practice oriented design principles result in easy maintenance work and short downtime for overhaul.

    Petrochemical and Chemical Industry – the full range of benchmark-setting reciprocating compressors

    As the only manufacturer with the full range of reciprocating compressors, Burckhardt Compression offers several product lines with individual, reliable and benchmark-setting compressor solutions to the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry.

    Insensitive to particles and contaminated gases, the Laby® Compressor is the perfect solution for polyethylene, polypropylene and ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol applications. The Laby® Compressor has a unique labyrinth sealing system on piston and piston rod gland that allows oil-free and contactless compression.

    With a large number of references and an outstanding experience of over 60 years in manufacturing Hyper Compressors, Burckhardt Compression has become the key supplier for LDPE applications. The company’s Hyper Compressors have been in operation since decades and have proven their high reliability and safety. Hyper Compressors excel with a long lifetime and highest safety standards thanks to their unique design features. Process Gas Compressors are used as Booster/Primary Compressors.

    Burckhardt Compression China

    In China, Burckhardt Compression is represented with its own subsidiary and Service Center. With our local engineering and manufacturing capabilities you benefit directly from our long and broad experience in the reciprocating compressors business. Thanks to our familiarity with the culture and language we are able to understand our customers and develop great solutions together.

    Burckhardt Compression China offers sales of compressor systems and components and services (incl. Burckhardt Valve Services) for all reciprocating compressors.

  • Address

    Burckhardt Compression (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Mr. Keven Li
    Building 6 No.509 Renqing Road
    Shanghai, 201201


    +86 21 5072 0880

    Fax No.

    +86 21 5072 0383


    Burckhardt Compression