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IPA Network Event "Global Opportunities and Challenges"
Tuesday, 19 June 2012 from 16:30 to 19:00 (BST)
Glasgow, United Kingdom
David Rennie, Scottish Enterprise
Howden Global Opportunities and Challenges
Ken Robinson, Howden
Q & A and Open Debate
Ken Robinson's’s presentation will cover Howden’s global reach and their international global activities including Howden’s new factories in Brazil & India, 6 factories in China, growing business in Russia and Howden’s new focus on S.E. Asia.
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Industrial & Power Association/Howden
Industrial & Power Association
The Industrial & Power Association (IPA) is the Scottish based group which supports industry to establish and maintain a secure and sustainable position in providing technology, equipment and services to the power industry in the UK and the world market.
The IPA membership is a broad one. It includes generation and network owners & operators, international manufacturing groups, mechanical, electrical and civil consultancies, construction companies, energy specialists, academia and legal advisors.
The interests of IPA members are extensive and span the entire range of existing and emerging technologies and services for the generation and transmission of energy from renewable, thermal and nuclear forms of energy.
The IPA does not promote one technology ahead of another. It strongly promotes technological advancement that secures diverse uk energy supplies and solutions, reduces emissions, adds economic benefit and enhances the nation’s skill employment.
Howden designs, engineers and supplies air and gas handling equipment, including industrial fans, process gas compressors and rotary heat exchangers. Established over 150 years ago as an engineering firm, Howden has grown to become a worldwide organisation with nearly 3,800 employees and companies in 17 countries.
Howden equipment may be found in virtually every industry but particularly in those such as in power generation, petrochemicals, mining, steelmaking and cement manufacture where the most arduous air and gas handling duties are to be found.
Howden have introduced many innovations, from the forced draught system and the invention of the diaphragm compressor to the commercialisation of the rotary heat exchanger and the screw compressor. Howden products are known throughout the world for their high levels of performance, reliability and advanced technology.
At the core of the business lies Howden Technology, working at the forefront of engineering, and with unique expertise in aerodynamics, acoustics, stress and vibration analysis, and rotor dynamics.
Howden provide customer support when and where it is needed. Combining our knowledge with our extensive applications experience gained by our engineers on sites throughout the world allows us to support our customers, not just from initial project inception but throughout the entire operating life of the plant.