Howden designs, engineers and supplies air and gas handling equipment, including industrial fans, process gas compressors and rotary heat exchangers. Established over 150 years ago as an engineering firm, Howden has grown to become a worldwide organisation with 6,000 employees and companies in 26 countries.
Our equipment may be found in virtually every industry but particularly in those such as in power generation, petrochemicals, mining, steelmaking and cement manufacture where the most arduous air and gas handling duties are to be found.
We have introduced many innovations, from the forced draught system and the invention of the Diaphragm Compressor to the commercialisation of the Rotary Heat Exchanger and the Screw Compressor. Our products are known throughout the world for their high levels of performance, reliability and state-of-the-art technology. We are constantly investing resources in product development to provide market-leading products that make our customers' processes more effective and more profitable. At the core of the business lies Howden Technology, working at the forefront of engineering, and with unique expertise in aerodynamics, acoustics, stress and vibration analysis, and rotor dynamics.
We provide customer support when and where it is needed. Combining our knowledge with our extensive applications experience gained by our engineers on sites throughout the world allows us to support our customers, not just from initial project inception but throughout the entire operating life of the plant.