Tessenderlo Group

Tessenderlo Group

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Kuhlmann Europe is part of Tessenderlo Group. With a history that dates back to 1919, the group has evolved over recent years from a chemical company into a diversified industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, energy, and providing industrial solutions with a focus on water. With more than 4,800 people working at over one hundred locations across the globe, Tessenderlo Group is a leader in most of its markets. Tessenderlo Group primarily serves customers in agriculture, food, industry, construction and health and consumer goods end markets.

2019 marked the 100th anniversary of Tessenderlo Group. To commemorate this impressive milestone, the group published a book and created a special website, highlighting 100 remarkable facts relating to the history of Tessenderlo Group.

Discover the dedicated website of Tessenderlo Group
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Every Molecule Counts

Tessenderlo Group is driven by a bold and inspiring vision: to ensure that life on the planet will thrive by helping to create a world that makes the most of its resources. This vision entails growing more food than ever before, using water as intelligently as possible, and creating value from bio-residuals.

Tessenderlo Group aims to fully understand what is happening in the world to determine how it can build the business of tomorrow by successfully addressing those issues. To achieve this objective, it realizes that things need to be done differently.

Behind everything Tessenderlo Group does lies a simple philosophy: Every Molecule Counts. This short but striking slogan defines its unique attitude towards sustainability and innovation. It encompasses the power of an idea or action, however small, to change the world.

Sustainability at the heart of Tessenderlo Group's development

Sustainability and a long-term focus have been a recurring theme in Tessenderlo Group's story for more than 100 years. Whether it is in the products and solutions it supplies or the way in which it produces them, the care it shows towards the planet and its resources is at the very heart of all of the Tessenderlo Group businesses. Tessenderlo Group aims at developing successful businesses in attractive global markets, with growth potential and where it can help in developing solutions to mega-challenges. This is because it believes that Every Molecule Counts.

Tessenderlo Group continually strives to find more sustainable solutions. It aims to minimize its ecological footprint and to maximize the contribution of its products in the transition to a green economy. Tessenderlo Group offers various products and environmentally friendly solutions, in which it typically reclaims and transforms by-products from its own or other industries.

More information can be found on the Tessenderlo Group website