Howden designs, engineers and supplies air and gas handling equipment, including industrial fans, process gas compressors and rotary heat exchangers. 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. 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.

About Us

Established over 150 years ago as an engineering firm, Howden has grown to become a worldwide organisation with over 4,200 employees and companies in 17 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.

Howden has over 4,000 employees who operate with the independence that suits their customers' needs, whilst always being able to call on the experience and resources of the entire Howden group of companies. Combining our technical knowledge with our extensive applications experience Howden supports its customers at every stage from initial project inception to plant decommissioning.

Howden - Engineering excellence worldwide.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

Howden - Custom Engineered Centrifugal

Howden custom engineered centrifugal fans are designed specifically for each contract which allows us to apply a combination of experience, advanced design techniques and a knowledge of the operating conditions to select the optimum fan in terms of capital cost, running cost, maintainability and reliability.

Variax - Variable Pitch Axial Fans

Howden variable pitch axial fans are used  for specialist applications in mining and tunnel ventilation.  In the power industry the Variax fan is used  for boiler draught and FGD booster applications in boiler sizes ranging from 100MWe to 1200MWe and beyond.

FEATURED SERVICES

Waste Water Treatment

The modern waste water treatment industry requires the movement of large volumes of air at low pressure and Howden compressors provide a reliable source of air for its key process. The compressors can account for over 60% of the power used in a treatment plant, so Howden products are designed to deliver cost effective aeration solutions, optimising plant operations and lowering life cycle costs.

Spare Parts

Howden supplies spare parts for all fan, blower, compressor, heat exchanger and other air & gas handling equipment it has sold.  These are supplied throughout the world to the 100 countries where our products are installed.

EVENTS ATTENDED

POWER-GEN International 2013

Company details

Business Type:
Technology

Industry Type:
Energy

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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