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Our Purpose

thyssenkrupp Uhde connects 100 years of strong heritage with the future. Thanks to our innovations and solutions, we helped to provide food, mobility, and much more to the world. We strive to minimize emissions, reduce feedstock consumption - and with green chemicals, help to create completely CO2-free value chains.

We create a livable planet

We create a livable planet

We have always worked towards creating a livable planet.

Thanks to the fertilizers produced in our plants over the decades, many people have been provided with enough food and sustenance to live a healthy life. We have continuously improved on our processes and technology, thereby reducing pollution and emissions and at the same time increasing efficiency and safety in our plants. Furthermore, our technology in refineries, organics and polymers was and is crucial in providing mobility, safety and comfort to people all over the world.

Our portfolio also includes bioplastics and recycling technology. Our high-pressure know-how is applied in innovative areas such as food preservation or supercritical CO2 extraction. And while our coke plants are among the most advanced and environmentally friendly in the world, the gas treating units play a crucial role in our route to green chemicals.

All of us, in all functions, disciplines, operating units and locations worldwide – contribute to our purpose. Let’s make it work!

Our purpose, vision & mission

The fact is: All value chains become more sustainable or can be made completely CO2-neutral.

Green chemicals & Carbon2Chem®: Sector coupling and decarbonization on a grand scale

The worldʼs industrial landscape must, and will, change – and will literally require large-scale levers and complementary technologies to reduce CO2 emissions. Thanks to renewable energy and green hydrogen, entire value chains can be rethought. And it is technologies that are part of Uhdeʼs core business that can play a key role.

Take ammonia, for example: It takes nothing more than green energy, air and water – and of course the right know-how – to produce green ammonia. This is, among other things, an ideal energy carrier, either in itself or through the recovery of the hydrogen, enabling solar energy from sunny regions to be used in other parts of the world; it can also be used directly as a chemical or for fertilizer. Transporting ammonia, for example by ship, from sunny regions is easier than transporting pure hydrogen, and the ships themselves could run on ammonia with zero emissions.