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Our company, our values

Safety, Performance and Reliability are the core values of Duiker which we express in all the products we manufacture. Over the years we have seen our presence extending from New Zealand to Alaska and from Argentina to Siberia making us a truly global company. With our technology extending to a wide range of processes and industries, our roots however have remained firmly embedded in the petrochemical sector, specifically manufacturing combustion equipment for sulphur recovery units which remains our largest market today.

Our expertise came from a long way

As a machine factory, we started with the manufacturing of burners and associated equipment. As an engineering firm, Duiker supplies much more than that. With our expertise in process combustion equipment covering many industries, we are often involved in projects from as early as the stage of feasibility study until the decommissioning activities and in every step in between. For our customers it simply boils down to the following: Improve your technology. Meet your Targets. Lower Your Costs.

  • 1919

    Foundation of Technisch Bureau J. Duiker (Technical Firm J. Duiker)

  • 1937

    Foundation of the Duiker workshop

  • 1942

    J. Duiker en Co’s Fabriek van Apparaten en Werktuigen (J. Duiker and Co. Factory of Machines and Tools) is listed as a joint-stock company

  • 1961

    The First Luynet Multiple Vortex Burners are installed in the sulphur recovery units of the Shell Godorf and Haven refineries

  • 1961

    J. Duiker en Co’s Fabriek van Apparaten en Werktuigen becomes a publicly traded company at the Amsterdam stock exchange

  • 1962

    At the annual general meeting it is decided to change the company name to Duiker Apparatenfabriek (Duiker Machine Factory)

  • 1964

    The design of the Luynet Multiple Vortex Burner is standardized and Shell publishes the Manual for the Design and Construction of LMV H2S Burners and Line Burners

  • 1972

    To handle the large demand for burners Duiker Projekten (Duiker Projects) is founded as a subsidiary of Duiker Apparatenfabriek

  • 1978

    Babcock Contractors Ltd. purchases Duiker Projekten and renames it Babcock Duiker

  • 1985

    Duiker, Goar Allison and Air Products introduce oxygen enrichment to sulphur recovery units through the COPE process

  • 1989

    Laidlaw Drew purchases Babcock Duiker and renames it LD Duiker

  • 2004

    After a management buyout the company is renamed Duiker Combustion Engineers

  • 2009

    Duiker moves to a new office and research facility in Wateringen, The Netherlands

  • 2010

    Duiker develops and sells the first commercial Stoichiometric-Controlled Oxidation (SCO) Unit

  • 2012

    Duiker opens a sales office in Beijing, China

  • 2014

    Duiker Services is founded as an independent daughter company

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