Howden Compressors designs and manufactures rotary screw compressors that are used for a variety of demanding gas compression and refrigeration duties. At our manufacturing plant in Glasgow we produce bare-shaft screw compressor units that are supplied globally to our partner packagers. This allies our engineering expertise with local knowledge, and enables strong support to be provided to clients. We serve the refrigeration and process gas handling markets, as well as supplying units for boosting gas turbines' fuel gas pressure and a variety of other applications. Over the years we have supplied 35, 000 screw compressor units worldwide.
Having taken the first ever licence for screw compressor technology from Svenska Rotor Maskiner in 1939, we pioneered the commercialisation of the screw compressor technology, and today still remain at the forefront of its development. Howden Compressors is a specialist screw compressor manufacturer based in Glasgow. We design and manufacture both oil injected and oil free screw compressor units building on the experience gained since we first commercialised screw compressor technology from the 1930s.
Howden Compressors provides a full range of spare parts for its screw compressors, and oversees the repair and replacement of compressors for customers worldwide. Howden Compressors serves the refrigeration industry and the process gas handling requirements of the oil and gas and petrochemical industries.
Over 25, 000 Howden screw compressors have been supplied worldwide.