The company was founded in 1906, in Berlin, by the engineer Hugo Petersen, who is known as one of the fathers of modern sulphuric acid technology.
Breakthrough patents, which have characterised the company to this day, ensured the success of the entrepreneur Hugo Petersen.
HUGO PETERSEN GmbH - The Wiesbaden-based company specialises in chemical plant engineering and, as a subsidiary of the CAC Group, boasts more than 110 years of technologcial experience.
Based on the know-how of sulphuric acid production from the treatment of non-ferrous ores, HUGO PETERSEN developed its well-known gas cleaning technology and its expertise in the production of hydrochloric acid from HCl gases.
Our engineers are systematically enhancing and developping their own equipment and processes. To that end, they rely on crossover engineering and the combination of different technological fields.
Over the years, more than 1,000 turn-key plants and plant equipment have been realized for clients in the Chemical, Metal & Mineral and Pharmaceutical Industries, based on the technology of HUGO PETERSEN.
As a member of the CAC-Group, HUGO PETERSEN has a network of over 300 engineers and technicians at its disposal.