Mar 06, 2019

Meet the 2019 Transatlantic Company of the Year Finalists!

AmCham Denmark, in partnership with American-Danish Business Council, is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Transatlantic Company of the Year. We congratulate these outstanding companies and wish them well as AmCham’s independent jury evaluates their accomplishments. The winner will be announced at our March 27 Transatlantic Summit.

Ambu is the world’s leading provider of single-use flexible endoscopes and is dedicated to optimizing hospital workflows and improving patient care. Since 1937, Ambu has created innovative medtech solutions like resuscitators, anesthesia masks, and electrodes. Ambu is headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark and operates R&D, manufacturing, and sales in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific. Ambu is listed on NASDAQ Copenhagen.

Cludo is an internationally-renowned site search and content enablement provider, since opening its first global location in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2015. The organization impacted a worldwide footprint with a ground-breaking, and first of its kind content enablement platform while continuing YoY company growth. Cludo shows valuable insights and what engaging content needs to be, through artificial intelligence (AI) and data science innovations. With global locations in Copenhagen, Denmark, London, UK, and Minneapolis, USA and a mighty team of 30+ employees globally, our people are on a mission to deliver a sustainable customer-focused experience.

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”) is a fund management company founded in 2012, specializing in the development, construction, and operation of renewable energy infrastructure assets. By focusing on long term investments with a high degree of stability in cash flows, CIP is one of the fastest growing fund managers in the world with four infrastructure funds under management, including a total commitment of ~$8 billion. The latest fund raised (Copenhagen Infrastructure III) is the largest renewable energy fund raised to date. CIP is headquartered in Copenhagen, along with offices in Taiwan, Manhattan, and Boston, from which it leads the development of the first large scale offshore wind project in the U.S.

Haldor Topsoe
Haldor Topsoe is the world leader in high-performance catalysts and proprietary technologies for the chemical and refining industries. Based on cutting-edge research and development, we help our customers achieve optimal performance in all phases from design to daily operations – in the most responsible way. Topsoe is headquartered in Denmark and serves customers across the globe. In 2017, our revenue was approximately 760 million US dollars, and we employ some 2,200 employees.

LEMAN is a global transportation and logistics provider, helping customers all over the world with their transport and logistics needs. Founded in 1900, the company is still growing and employs approx. 800 employees in 6 countries. LEMAN has a total disposal of 72,000 m2 terminal and logistics facilities and global door to door coverage through a worldwide agent network. Customizing solutions to fit every customer’s specific needs, LEMAN is experiencing solid organic growth, not least in the US market where significant investments have been made. With industry-specific product development, LEMAN continues to attract innovative and visionary businesses.

LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma is a foundation-owned, research-based pharmaceutical company with a well-established presence in dermatology and skin inflammation diseases.  Founded in 1908, it is the first real pharmaceutical company established in Denmark and throughout its history, LEO Pharma has served individuals and societies by breaking new grounds in healthcare and demonstrating a lasting commitment to patient care. Currently, our products are marketed in more than 130 countries globally and we are proud to have over 5,500 employees operating across 61 countries. Together, we help people achieve healthy skin.  LEO Pharma’s global headquarters are in Ballerup, Denmark and its US office is located in Madison, New Jersey.

Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945 and employing more than 15,000 experts globally. With 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledge base to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the following markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy, and Management Consulting.

Shark Solutions
Shark Solutions is the world leader in the recycling and transformation of PVB (PolyVinyl Butyral), the interlayer of laminated glass (windshields and building glass). There are over a billion vehicles in the world (300+ million in North America), with laminated windshields. Shark Solutions take this former waste stream from broken glass and transforms it into advanced sustainable raw materials that are used in many industries as resin; in 2018 alone from more than 10 million broken windshields. With production facilities in the EU and now two in the USA (Atlanta and Los Angeles), we work with private and public entities to make the planet better for future generations.

Read more about AmCham’s Transatlantic Company of the Year.