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.

FLSmidth History
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


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

  • 1900-1969


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

  • 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...