UK Volume 23 Superbrands UK Vol. 23 Howden is a leading global provider of mission critical air and gas handling solutions that its customers’ vital processes depend on. Howden helps its customers to increase their environmental and operational efficiencies and to decarbonise their operations and is advancing a more sustainable future for everyone Market Howden is a market-leading brand with over 165 years of heritage in world class engineering and manufacturing with a presence in 35 countries. The brand has grown significantly in the last few years through its exposure to the key global trends of energy transition, decarbonisation and sustainability, urbanisation and electrification. Howden’s air and gas handling solutions play a critical role in a diverse range of industries from energy and renewables like hydrogen, carbon capture, and energy recovery to infrastructure markets like wastewater and tunnels and industrial markets like cement, chemical and steel and mining safety. Product Howden designs, builds, installs and services highly engineered fans, compressors, rotary heat exchangers and steam turbines. Howden offers the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of air and gas handling products, which are known globally for their efficiency, quality, longevity and reliability. Howden’s products and solutions, combined with its engineering expertise as well as customer and market knowledge make it uniquely placed to support its customers with their complex air and gas handling needs. Achievements Over the last year, Howden has won national and international awards, including Service and Solutions award – Energy Industries Council awards, United Kingdom; Individual Achievement of the Year – Hydrogen Impact Investment award, Singapore; and Hydrogen Rising Star Company of the Year and Hydrogen Transport of the Year – Hydrogen Future Awards, Dubai. Recent Developments Howden has connected 300 assets to the Howden Uptime platform, a unique digital solution for equipment performance optimisation. Howden Uptime seamlessly distils operational data into actionable insights, to reduce unplanned downtime, improve overall plant performance and reduce energy usage. In April 2022, Howden marked a significant milestone in its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) journey with the launch of its first ESG report outlining its strategy and commitments to contribute to a low-carbon, sustainable future. The report details Howden’s commitments to reducing its carbon footprint, including being carbon net zero by 2035. Howden is focusing on not only its own environmental goals, but also how it can support its customers to decarbonise, convert to greener energy sources and improve their environmental compliance. Globally, Howden’s installed base of products enables CO2 (eq) avoidance of 245 million tonnes a year, equivalent to removing 52 million fossil-fuelled cars from the road each year DID YOU KNOW?