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With its head office in Esbjerg, Denmark, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund manufactures, constructs, maintains and operates renewable energy plants.

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund has designed and built more than 560 waste-to-energy lines around the world – and a remarkable number of them are still in use, many decades after they were built.

When Babcock & Wilcox Vølund developed the first waste-to-energy plant back in 1930, it revolutionized waste-disposal techniques. Since then they have grown to become one of the world’s leading technology suppliers for converting household waste and biomass into heat and power, as well as a provider of turnkey solutions utilizing strategic partners.

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund is a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox, headquartered in the US – Charlotte, N.C., a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets, who has been transforming this industry for 150 years.


The Challenge

Mid-2015 Babcock & Wilcox Vølund implemented an ambitious global growth strategy, largely depending on a high level of business agility in terms of growth both in the number of employees as well as mergers and acquisitions. With more than 700 employees and 40 business critical high-end engineering applications – workspace mobility, centralization and operational excellence were key drivers for realizing the growth strategies. A technical and organizational change project was needed.