Revolving around you TM

Howden is a world-class engineering company with a proud heritage and a desire to be the world's leading application engineering company providing high quality solutions in air and gas handling. Our company designs wide range of equipment including industrial fans, process gas compressors and rotary heat exchangers.

Our products are used in a huge diversity of situations, but are particularly valued in applications where performance and reliability are critical, including the oil and gas industry, mine cooling and ventilation, power generation, petrochemicals, steelmaking and cement manufacturing. We  also provide a multi-platform aftercare service for maximising performance and longevity.

The company was established over 150 years ago as a consulting engineering business by James Howden. Since that the group has grown to become a worldwide organization with over 6,000 employees. Our headquarters are based in Renfrew, near Glasgow, but we also have offices and manufacturing locations across all continents, in 27 countries.  

During our history we have been undergoing a period of significant business growth, made several acqusitions enriching our product and brand portfolio. Currently we have four divisions, the Power, Environment & Process (PEP) Division, the Industrial Fans Division, the China Division and the Africa Division. All serving our customers best interests in the belief that success can only be built on long term value and mutually beneficial relationships.

The company’s Shared Service Centre was launched in 2015, located in Budapest. The Howden Global Business Service Centre employs more than 50 people who provide support in finance, accounting and IT field.

The Howden Group is owned by Colfax Corporation.