About Linde Kryotechnik

Partner you can count on - no matter how cold it gets.

Linde Kryotechnik is the world’s leading manufacturer of cryogenic equipment. Our core business consists in the planning, design and construction of helium and hydrogen liquefiers as well as refrigerators. The temperature range of our cryogenic refrigerators is between -193°C (80 K) and -271.5°C (1.5 K). At our production centre in Pfungen, near Winterthur and Zurich, experienced and dedicated engineers, technicians and specialists are engaged in making high-tech equipment. Our customers are gas producers, research institutes and universities.

We are supporting scientists all over the world on their journey of seeking and finding answers to questions about the universe by studying tiniest fundamental particles. We are thrilled again and again when the discovery of a new piece in the puzzle leads to a better understanding of the world.

Our passion, long-term know-how combined with state-of-the-art systems and procedures guarantees our customers a comprehensive and professional support.

Linde Kryotechnik AG is a member of the Engineering Division of Linde plc.

 

History

In 1895 Dr Carl von Linde invented a process for the liquefaction of air and various gases, thereby ushering in the era of the cryogenics industry. As early as 1932, Linde supplied the world’s first industrial helium liquefaction plant to the University of Kharkov in the Ukraine. Initiated by the purchase of the Kryotechnik department of Sulzer, Winterthur in 1992, Linde decided to concentrate its low-temperature activities.

Linde Kryotechnik AG was formed from this merger and is located in Pfungen, Switzerland today, where about 80 highly specialized employees are developing cryogenic systems. In the intervening years, more than 500 systems have been successfully installed worldwide.