Outotec has its roots in the history of many widely known corporations, such as Outokumpu, Metallgesellschaft, Lurgi, Klöckner-Humboldt-Deutz and Boliden. The earliest roots lie in the central Europe and the German mining and metals industry in mid-19th century. Our offering is based on decades of technology leadership. We are dedicated to developing and delivering sustainable technology solutions and life-cycle services for our customers. Our global network of customer centers guarantees that there is always an experienced Outotec professional on hand for support during the entire life time of processes, including their operation and maintenance. We provide sustainable solutions for metals processing, renewable energy production and industrial water treatment.
- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Water and Wastewater - Water Treatment
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
- Over 1000
Our role is to build, maintain and even run entire operations literally from the ground up. Sustainability is at the core of what we do. This means helping our customers create the smartest value from natural resources and working with them to find the most sustainable solutions for water, energy, minerals, and handling the full value chain from ore to metals.
Our offering is based on decades of technology leadership. We are dedicated to developing and delivering sustainable technology solutions and life-cycle services for our customers. Our global network of customer centers guarantees that there is always an experienced Outotec professional on hand for support during the entire life time of processes, including their operation and maintenance.
We offer sustainable mineral processing solutions, from pre-feasibility studies to complete plants and life-cycle services. Our comprehensive offering makes the efficient and profitable treatment of virtually all ore types possible. With more than a century of experience, we have the heritage as well as the established R&D resources to continuously improve and develop sustainable technologies in-house.
We design and deliver state-of-the-art mineral processing equipment, optimized processes, including intelligent automation and control systems, as well as complete plants. Fast and reliable ramp-up combined with long-term operation and maintenance services ensure that customers receive the best return on their investments.
Metals, Energy & Water
Outotec possesses over a century of experience in developing technologies at our in-house R&D centers. This has resulted in an extensive range of solutions for processing virtually all types of ores and concentrates to refined metals. We have also strong expertise in sulfuric acid processing for metallurgical plants and elemental sulfur. Our services and solutions range from prefeasibility studies to complete plants with life-cycle services.
We also offer technologies and services for renewable and conventional energy production. Our combustion and gasification technologies utilize various fuels such as biomass, coal, sludge, agricultural and industrial by-products as well as sorted waste. In addition, we offer solutions for oil winning from oil shale and sustainable phosphorus recycling from sewage sludge ashes.
With a long tradition of applying water treatment processes for mines and metallurgical plants, we offer efficient and sustainable solutions for the treatment of industrial process and waste waters. Our solutions produce water that meets environmental discharge standards, maximize water recycling, and reduce water and energy consumption.
Our services range from supplying an individual spare part to comprehensive solutions covering maintenance and operations. We focus on creating unique solutions to enhance the performance and productivity of our customers' plants and equipment.
150 years' evolution toward a greener future
Outotec's strong market position and technology leadership are based on the knowledge and experience derived from the operations of two major mining and metals companies: on the know-how based on the company's historic position as a part of the Outokumpu Group, particularly during the period when mining and metallurgy formed a key part of the operations of Outokumpu and it spent substantial resources on creating related technologies, as well as on the know-how of former Lurgi Metallurgie GmbH, originating from Metallgesellschaft AG.