Over 160 Years of History

Starting with 1859.

2021


Acquisition of Cryo Technologies, a global leader in custom engineered process systems

2021


Chart transfers to the New York Stock Exchange - our ticker continues to be GTLS

2020


Acquisition of Sustainable Energy Solutions (SES) - SES’ Cryogenic Carbon Capture™ process integrates with Chart’s principal equipment and technology to create a total carbon capture solution

2020


Acquisition of BlueinGreen, LLC., a dissolved gas water treatment specialist

2020


Acquisition of former Worthington, Taylor-Wharton MicroBulk cryogenic tank business

2020


Acquisition of cryogenic and hydrogen transport trailer business from Worthington Industries

2020


Sale of cryo-biological products business (MVE)

2020


Recognized by Women on Boards, the premier global education and advocacy campaign

2019


Chart VRV Asia Pacific facility in Sri City, India builds the country’s largest liquid hydrogen tank

2019


Establish state of the art engineering and manufacturing facility for air cooled heat exchangers in Tulsa, OK

2019


Chart VRV Asia Pacific facility in Sri City, India builds the country’s largest liquid hydrogen tank

2019


Air-X-Changers and Hammco brands added to air cooled heat exchanger portfolio

2018


Sale of the respiratory healthcare business (CAIRE Medical)

2018


Acquisition of VRV, including its subsidiaries IMB, FEMA and CryoDiffusion. The acquisition extends Chart’s manufacturing footprint through facilities in Italy, India and France and broadens the product portfolio into the non-cryogenic sectors of natural gas and petrochemical processing.

2018


Chart completes major facility and capacity expansion in La Crosse, WI

2018


Chart acquires Skaff Cryogenics, repair, re-manufacturing and service of cryogenic tanks and trailers

2017


Chart acquires VCT Vogel, servicing of cryogenic equipment (Europe)

2017


Chart acquires Hudson Products (Hudson and Smithco air cooled heat exchangers)

2017


Chart acquires Hetsco, the world’s premier brazed aluminum heat exchanger service and repair company

2016


Chart Lifecycle established as a full service organization focused on the optimized performance and longevity of Chart proprietary equipment and solutions

2015


Chart Industries aquires Thermax, Inc. (vaporizers, heat exchangers, and thermal systems)

2014


Chart commences brazed aluminum heat exchanger manufacture in PR China

2014


Major capacity expansion at La Crosse, Wisconsin, BAHX facility

2013


World’s first dual-fuel high-speed catamaran, the 1,000-passenger roll-on/roll-off ferry Francisco, launches with LNG fuel system designed and delivered by Chart Ferox

2013


Chart exceeds $1 billion in sales

2012


Chart delivers the world’s largest integrated nitrogen rejection unit

2012


Acquires AirSep Corporation (medical and commercial oxygen supply systems)

2011


Acquires Cryotech International (liquid nitrogen dosing systems)

2011


Acquires Germany- based GOFA Gocher Fahrzeugbau (cryogenic and non-cryogenic mobile equipment)

2010


Acquires SeQual Technologies (medical oxygen concentrators)

2009


Acquires Covidien’s liquid oxygen therapy business

2009


Acquires Chengdu Golden Phoenix Liquid Nitrogen Container Co, Ltd. of Chengdu, PR China

2008


Chart Ferox acquires Germany-based Flow Instruments & Engineering (cryogenic flow meter systems)

2006


Acquires Cooler Service Co. of Tulsa (air cooled heat exchangers), together with Happy, Tri-Thermal and Esex

2006


Chart’s liquid nitrogen dosing business receives the prestigious DuPont Packaging Innovation award for its contributions to the packaging industry

2006


Ferox changes its name to Chart Ferox in order to emphasize its relationship to Chart Industries

2005


New facility in Changzou triples Chart’s manufacturing capacity in PR China

2001


Ships the first LNG fueling station and tanks for the People’s Republic of China

2001


Built the world’s largest liquefied natural gas fueling station for Waste Management, capable of refueling 120 trucks per four hours

1999


Acquires MVE Holdings (cryogenic storage and transportation equipment), including Czech Republic-based Ferox and CAIRE, a small business specializing in liquid respiratory oxygen equipment. The acquisition formed the base for Chart’s BioMedical business

1999


Acquires Northcoast Cryogenics (cryogenic equipment repair services)

1998


Supplies BAHX for the first baseload LNG liquefaction plant utilizing ConocoPhillips Optimized Cascade® process

1998


Acquires the Industrial Heat Exchanger division of UK-based IMI Marston

1997


Acquires Cryenco, Inc. (cryogenic road trailers)

1995


Launches Chart Coastal Fabrication in Louisiana (cold box assembly)

1994


Chart Industries acquires CVI, Inc. (cryogenic vacuum pumps)

1992


The Holmes brothers establish a public holding company named Chart Industries (for CHarles and ARThur) and take it public in an initial public offering (IPO)

1991


Acquire Koch Process Systems International (cold boxes)

1990


MVE Holdings Inc. acquires Cryogenic Services Inc. (CSI) in Ball Ground, Georgia (cryogenic tanks)

1990


Acquire Process Engineering, Inc. (cryogenic tanks)

1987


Acquire Greenville Tube Corporation (stainless steel tubing)

1986


Entrepreneur Brothers Charles and Arthur Holmes purchase ALTEC International, a brazed aluminum heat exchanger manufacturer based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, that had been spun off from the Trane Co. in 1985. The brothers supplement the focus on cold temperature processing through the acquisition of a series of companies specializing in cryogenic storage and distribution equipment

1984


Minnesota Valley Engineering (MVE) installs the first bulk CO2 tank for soft drink carbonation at a McDonald’s® restaurant

1978


The Marston Company introduces the vacuum brazing technique for plate fin heat exchangers

1963


Minnesota Valley Engineering (MVE) provides the first liquefied nitrogen storage tank for artificial insemination

1951


Arthur D. Little develops the first viable helium liquefaction system. In the late 1960s, ADL establishes Cryogenic Technology, Inc. to develop commercial cryogenic systems for gas separation, purification and liquefaction

1941


The Trane Co. brazes the world’s first Brazed Aluminum Heat Exchanger (BAHX) at its plant in La Crosse, Wisconsin

1859


Victorian entrepreneur and industrialist John Marston establishes John Marston Ltd in Wolverhampton, England. The company would become a leading manufacturer of bicycles and, over the years, motorcycles, cars, aircraft engines. Heat exchangers were among the earliest ancillary products developed.

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