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Meeting environmental challenges

The Danfoss company of Denmark began life in an attic, the brainchild of inventor Mads Clausen. Today, the company produces around 250,000 items a day – including many energy-saving products – at 70 factories in 25 countries. The company’s products and businesses focus on reducing energy consumption as well as renewable energy.


Danfoss Solar Inverters is one of Danfoss’ renewable energy businesses and here, Managing Director Henrik Raunkjær gives an overview of the company and focuses on the solar inverter business in particular.

PES: Danfoss as a Group is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Could you share a short history of the company with us, and bring us up to date about the company’s activities now?

Henrik Raunkjær: Danfoss has a long tradition of developing products that meet the environmental challenges of reducing energy consumption in heating, cooling and the regulation of process speeds. Technological perfection and constant innovation have made Danfoss one of the leading manufacturers of energy saving products that make modern living possible, while contributing to a safer and cleaner environment. Our Mission Statement concludes: “Making Modern Living Possible”.

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