Haldor Topsoe A/S to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Dec. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Haldor Topsøe A/S, a global market leader in the field of heterogeneous catalysis headquartered in Denmark, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bjerne S. Clausen will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, December 6, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:
Mads Gyldenkærne, Media Relations Manager
+45 22754124
macg@topsoe.dk

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

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About Haldor Topsøe A/S:

Founded in 1940, Haldor Topsøe A/S is a global market leader in the field of heterogeneous catalysis headquartered in Denmark. The company employs 2533 employees around the world.

Made up of three operating business units - Chemicals, Environmental, and Refinery - Haldor Topsøe A/S delivers catalysts that are essential for producing clean fuels from crude oil and waste, removing harmful emissions from power plant and vehicle exhaust, and raising the efficiency of industrial processes. Haldor Topsøe A/S catalysts are used in the production of 50% of the world's fertilizers, helping the agriculture industry meet the global demand for food. The company's catalysts, technologies and plant design lie at the heart of the efficient, sustainable production of plastics, fuels, and fertilizers worldwide.

All Haldor Topsøe A/S catalysts are manufactured in Frederikssund, Denmark, or Houston, USA, and a factory is due to open in China, early 2015. With a global network of regional offices and local representatives, Haldor Topsøe A/S maintains direct contact with customers, and has a longstanding tradition of cooperation with universities and research institutes all over the world.

In 2012 revenue totalled DKK 5,244 million while the company's operating profit (EBIT) was DKK 593 million. To learn more visit www.topsoe.dk.

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