History of FLSmidth

The development of FLSmidth is the classic story of an entrepreneurial firm starting with humble beginnings and, with hard work and a sound strategy, growing into a major international company that now serves the cement and minerals industry, worldwide. Ever since its creation in 1882, FLSmidth has been characterised by innovative thinking and a passion for excellence. Today, more than 650 of the 15,000+ people who make up the company's workforce are directly involved in developing the technology of the future.

History of FLSmidth
  • 125 years in 125 seconds

    125 years in 125 seconds

    Take a quick tour of 125 years of FLSmidth history

  • 1882-1899

    1882-1899

    FLSmidth gets off to a good start with a landwinning contract only 5...

  • 1900-1969

    1900-1969

    Technologically, FLSmidth was clearly in the lead. Its first orders...

  • 1970-1999

    1970-1999

    In the last part of the 20th century FLSmidth retains its market...

  • The New Millennium

    The New Millennium

    In recent years extensive refocusing has taken place and the company...

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Get a complete overview of the mergers and acquisitions FLSmidth has...