Balcke-Dürr manufactures Thermal power plant components for the water-steam cycle and the flue gas path. With its experience of more than 130 years, the company offers ground-breaking solutions and services, ranging from the standard module to complete thermal systems. With an experience of more than 1,000 supplied plants worldwide.

Company details

Theodorstraße 180 , Düsseldorf , 40472 Germany

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Industry Type:
Energy - Geothermal Energy
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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Balcke-Dürr GmbH manufactures and supplies thermal power plant components in Germany and internationally. It offers stationary heat exchangers, including turbine and surface condensers, feedwater heaters and tanks, deaerators, moisture separator reheaters, pre-separators, and cold-end systems; regenerative heat exchangers, such as air preheaters, gas-gas heaters, and compact heat exchangers; filter systems that include electrostatic precipitators, pulse jet fabric filters, and air intake filters; and boiler retrofits and services, and spare parts. The company also provides mixer systems, rotor air coolers, waste heat recovery units, solar steam generators, superheaters, flash tanks, and desuperheaters. In addition, it offers services for stationary heat exchangers, regenerative heat exchangers, and filter systems; and cooling tower, equipment pool, and grate services. The company serves coal, gas-fired combined cycle, concentrated solar, geothermal, nuclear, waste-to-energy, and biomass power plants. Balcke-Dürr GmbH was formerly known as Düsseldorf-Ratinger Röhrenkesselfabrik DÜRR & CO and changed its name to Balcke-Dürr GmbH in 1971. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Düsseldorf, Germany. It has locations in Germany, Italy, Poland, South Africa, and China. As of December 30, 2016, Balcke-Dürr GmbH operates as a subsidiary of Mutares Holding-24 AG.


Innovation through Research and Development

Our team of experienced engineers and specialists can help you quickly and creatively solve energy efficiency challenges and assist you in other areas such as with emission control, safety, sustainability, availability and affordability.

Customer Specific Solutions:

Product Development, Standardization, and Customizing
If our standard portfolio does not meet your requirements, we will use our decades of experience and innovative capabilities to find the best solution for you.

Technical and Economical Process Analysis and Optimization
Complex power generating systems are more than the sum of their parts. Meeting the highest demands for technical and economic effectiveness requires not only producing single components but also accounting for their interplay.

Customer-Specific Business Processes
Do you want to design your processes more efficiently? We can support you by setting up unique smart software solutions and structures that help you shorten proposal development time, decrease costs and deliver tailor-made products.

Tools and Competencies:

Best products require a broad range of individual competencies. Our experts employ the following tools and competencies to meet your specific challenges:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulation
  • Dynamic Process Engineering and Optimization
  • Acoustics – Computation of Absorptive Silencers
  • Thermodynamic Design of Heat Exchangers
  • Laboratory and On-Site Measurement Capabilities
  • Prototype and Model Manufacturing and Testing
  • Development of Customer-specific Software and Web Applications
  • Permanent Improvement of In-House Calculation and Engineering Tools for Developing State-of-the-Art Plant Components

Certified Safety at Any Time and Everywhere

Safety is one of the central issues in the construction and operation of power plants. We have more than 100 years of experience in manufacturing thermal power plant components – a solid base for knowing exactly the risks in a power plant project. Our components comply not only with international standards, but are also adjusted to the nationally valid norms. Our own standards often go far beyond statutory provisions: This is documented by our global certificates for quality assurance and safety and, for example, the RWE Safety Award or our nomination for the VGB Quality and Safety Award.

At all locations, just as in our projects, we strive for the best possible occupational safety. We set high standards for plant safety and risk management.