Danish Export Companies & Danish Exporters

Danish Exporters & Danish Export Companies
Return previous
Danish Exporters Create Denmark's Welfare
Danish Export Companies
The Danish Export Companies create Welfare and a High Standard of Living
Danish Export Companies were early Pioneers of Globalization - long before the term "globalization" was invented and introduced!
Innovative export locomotives and a well educated working force
Thanks to a considerable range of innovative export companies and corporations that create economic growth - as well as a well educated and flexible working force - the Danes have a high standard of living than most other countries.

Geared to compete on global markets
Danish export companies are geared to compete on global markets offering and supplying high technology and advanced engineering solutions. Food - beverages - agricultural and tobacco products. Danish design - furniture - handicrafts and architecture. Medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Processing plants and productions lines. Alternative energy systems. International container shipping. Wind power technology. Offshore services. Transportation and logistics operations. Turnkey solutions & systems. And more than 800,000 people are employed in the export sector giving the Danish state billions in export revenues - as well as creating thousands of specialised jobs.

to Compete

Danish Furniture Design
The furniture industry in Denmark counts almost 400 companies - producing furniture for more than a century, with a yearly DKK 20 billion turnover. The different types of furniture is targeted and sold to the global export markets, and employs over 16,000. The combination of advanced technology - high professional design and expertise makes the sector highly productive with desirable furniture products like this classic and elegant sofa group and drawing room arrangement from Fredericia Furniture.
High Technology & Engineering Solutions
FLSmidth is the world's leading supplier of cement plants and technology to global cement producers - and offers everything from plant design and project management - as well as commissioning - training and after-market service and support. There are almost 2000 engineering companies in Denmark, which has for over a century offered and exported high technology - advanced know-how - turnkey solutions & systems plus cutting edge engineering services to the overseas markets world-wide.
The private and public sectors share the labour market with equal employees
The yearly export revenues contribute to fund the heavy central administration and public sector - as the private and public sectors nearly share the labour market with equal employees.

Raw materials - exports markets - and economic growth
As Denmark is lacking of natural resources and raw materials - other than from the agricultural and fishing sector - as well as from oil and natural gas area - Danish exporters has for over a century continuously developed and shaped their industrial products and services - and directed them towards existing and new targeted export markets - offering and supplying advance robot technology - sophisticated knowhow - foodstuffs and agricultural products - pharmaceuticals and medical devices, plus operational services - technical solutions and turnkey enterprises - innovative energy technology - which make Danish exporters the locomotives that continuously create the economic growth and welfare in Denmark. Numerous Danish export company has an annual turn-over that reaches tremendous billions - as each Danish exporter is strongly well established and represented on world markets - mainly based on the export of superior food and beverages - high quality and state of the art technology - technological know-how - high-end services and products - industrial plants and processing lines - Danish design - innovative energy systems - turnkey solutions - plug and play productions facilities etc.
Some of the world's leading and biggest Exporters are Danish!
Bang & Olufsen - B&O
Bang & Olufsen is one of the world’s most iconic audio-visual brands - and among the leaders in design - technology and innovation of luxury-lifestyle audio-visual products - that combine technological excellence with emotional appeal.
The Novo Group
The Novo Group - is the world’s largest insulin producer and supplier - and an international leader in defeating diabetes globally - as well as providing social responsibility by improving healthcare for millions of diabetic patients around the world.
The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group
The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group - offers shipping and transportation services and solutions from over 300 ports worldwide in more than 130 countries - and is the world’s largest container ship operator - with the world's biggest container ships. Top image.


World’s most iconic audio-visual brand

Diabetes Care

Shipping &
transportation services
World Wide


Wind Power

Quality Meat

Vestas Wind Systems A/S
Vestas - is the world’s largest supplier of wind power solutions that offers the biggest wind turbines in the wind power industry - plus a comprehensive research and development unit.
Danish Crown
Danish Crown - is the world's largest meat exporter - and the biggest meat processing company in Europe - producing quality pork and beef products.
Danfoss is an international group and a world leader in research - development and production of refrigeration - heating and motion controls plus a global trendsetter.
The LEGO Group
The Lego Group is a global enterprise and the world’s largest manufactures of toys - that are branded and sold in more than 130 countries. Lego is based in Jutland.
Grundfos A/S
Grundfos is the world’s largest developer - producer and supplier of high-tech water pumps - and world leader of advanced pumping technology operating on all seven continents.
The Arla Group
The Arla Group is one of the largest dairy manufactures in Europe with subsidiaries in 23 countries world wide and develops over 200 new products every year.


Toys & Bricks

Innovated pump technology and advance pumping solutions



and Brands

Drugs for

Carlsberg Breweries
The Carlsberg brand and "Probably the Best Beer in the World" - with over 40.000 employees operating in 160 different markets - and one of the world’s largest brewery groups.
Lundbeck Pharma A/S
Lundbeck Pharma A/S is a global pharmaceutical company engaged in research - production and sale of drugs for psychiatric and neurological disorders.
Hempel A/S
Hempel A/S is a world wide developer - producer and supplier of paint related solutions for the Marine - Protective - Container - Decorative and Yacht markets.
ISS - A World of Services - with more than 480,000 employees - and present in over 50 countries around the world - providing a wide range of broad-based facility services.
Oticon A/S
Oticon is an international hearing aid manufacturer providing hearing instruments for hearing impaired people world wide. The history of Oticon spans over 100 years.
Haldor Topsoe A/S
Haldor Topsoe’s commitment to catalysis has created a strong international business - from catalysts to proprietary equipment - process design and engineering.









Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
Chr. Hansen develop natural ingredient solutions for the food - pharmaceutical - nutritional and agricultural industries - and is one of the world leaders in bioscience technology and products with a global market position.
Brüel & Kjær A/S
Brüel & Kjær is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration test and measurement solutions. The company’s core technology assists countless industries and governments worldwide.
FOSS develops and produces analytical instruments that improve customer’s production efficiency - product quality and profitability - and is a world leading provider of dedicated analytical solutions to major global industries.
Velux Roof Windows
Bringing light to life. Velux develops - produces and exports roof windows - modular skylights - plus decorative elements - blind roller shutters - installation solutions and remote controls. And the Velux philosophy is the passion for daylight - fresh air and better living environments.
NKT Cables
NKT high-end cables & cable solutions develop - manufacture and export high quality cables - accessories and solutions for electrical infrastructure - the construction field and railway industries. NKT is a global front-line highly technological supplier to the Global energy sector.
Marcussen & Søn
Marcussen & Søn are pioneers in developing - manufacturing and exporting Church Organs to countries world-wide - which reflect the creation and romantic ideals of sound in the music and organ building traditions that have characterized the Marcussen Organs for generations.


Roof Windows, that create passion for daylight

High-end Cables & Cable solutions to global markets
Church & Pipe Organs
to countries world-wide
Agriculture - High Technology - Shipping - Energy - Health Care etc.
Not only are the Danish Export Companies world leaders in their line of business but also major exporters on a global scale like international corporations as (in random order) The Arla Group - Danish Crown - Carlsberg Breweries - Welltec A/S - Scandinavian Tobacco Company - Hempel - Danfoss - Bestseller A/S - The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group - Novo NordiskGrundfos A/S - Pandora A/S - DLG - Vestas Wind Systems - LEGO System A/S - F.L. Smith - The Rockwool Group - Chr. Hansen A/S -
H. Lundbeck A/S
- Bang & Olufsen (B&O) - Coloplast A/S - Ørsted A/S - The VKR Group - SAS Group (Scandinavian Airlines) - Foss - Toms A/S - Oticon - Jysk A/S - Fritz Hansen - Radiometer - Marcussen & Søn A/S - ECCO Sko A/S - Seafood Danmark A/S - ISS Group - Haldor Topsøe - DLF Seeds A/S - Brüel & Kjær - LEO Pharma A/S - NKT Holding - DSV A/S, plus many more Danish exporters - who all have been actively present on the expanding export markets for numerous decades - and some Danish companies has been active on international markets for more than a century - as all of these Danish exporters also became the early and dynamic pioneers of globalization - and long before the term was invented and introduced.
And Apropos! - The Danes are certainly quite proud of their export companies and their products!
Seven Science Parks in Denmark
NOVI - next to Aalborg University - is one of Denmark’s largest Science Parks of seven.
Science Parks in Denmark

Denmark has Seven government appointed Science Parks and Innovative Incubators - which purpose is to transform ideas - inventions and research results to benefit commercial businesses. The emphasis is made on the strengthening of technology transfer and cooperation between public research institutes and the private business sector - as well as stimulating the commercialization of research results. The Ministry of Science - Technology and Innovation is the main government department responsible for the innovation policy and Science Parks.
Lucky Danish Government and proud Danes
The total export revenue represents over 70% of Denmark’s gross national product (GNP) - and the Danish government - politicians - as well as the central administration are really spoilt and very lucky to have such motivated risk taking export companies that are innovative frontrunners and locomotives - and the sole benefactors and creators of the Danish welfare system - plus contribute to the high quality of life - together with a pleasant and satisfying high standard of living.
Generously Financed Business Climate
Denmark has and offers a generously financed business climate - with a modern infrastructure - a highly educated and flexible labour force - plus low corporate tax rates - which provides companies from abroad with the best from both worlds to select a suitable venue for their business operations - activities - and a positive return on investment.
Attractive Business Environment & the most Satisfied Employees in Europe!
Denmark is Business and Pleasure
Come to Denmark - Mixing Business & Pleasure. Yes - great pleasure
Copenhagen Airport
Copenhagen Airport - is the largest and main international airport in the Nordic Countries - with a global network of services to the rest of the world. The bronze sculpture "Girls at the Airport" by sculptor Hanne Varming - is a well-known symbol before departing Copenhagen Airport.

Even though Denmark is small in size with just over 5,5 million citizens - then the entire Danish nation can offer an attractive business environment - as there are more than 300,000 companies established in Denmark - from large international corporations to medium sized companies and small businesses. And there are over 30,000 export orientated companies in various sizes - from conglomerates to smaller exporters - who all benefit and enjoy the pleasant business environment in Denmark. A recent study of the working environment in Denmark also shows that Danish companies have the most satisfied employees in Europe. See: Happy Danes

Denmark welcomes new investors and businesses

Denmark welcomes new investors and businesses - and with its perfect location right in the centre between the lucrative and nearby Scandinavian and European markets - companies also have access to all of the attractive world markets via Denmark - and has the same beneficial conditions offered to all of the successful Danish export corporations targeting opportunities in a globalized world.

See: Scandinavia

Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport - is the largest and main international airport in the Nordic Countries - serving all Scandinavian Nations plus business travelers from Northern Europe - as well as being the main hub for SAS. (Scandinavian Airlines)

See: Copenhagen Airport

Over 100 year old Danish Export Companies

Numerous Danish Export Companies are over 100 years old - and benefit by means of a comprehensive goodwill and reputation - established and built-up through centuries and generations - by developing strong overseas business relations and continuously cultivating export markets - as well as enthusiastically interact with international customers - which is deeply rooted in Danish business culture and the Danes core company values.

And by the Way...
Denmark - one of the least corrupt countries in the world!
Denmark & Scandinavia
Denmark is ranked once again - as one of the least corrupt countries in the world - and can proudly step on top of the trustworthy victory podium - together with all of the other Scandinavian Countries.
Denmark - one of the least corrupt countries in the world!
Denmark is once again ranked - with the enviable trustworthy trophy - at the entire top of the victory podium - as one of the least corrupt countries in the world on Transparency Internationals Corruption Perceptions Index - which designates perceived corruption in all sectors - and the Danes are very proud of living in a country that is “still going strong” by being declared and crowned as one of least corrupt nations in the whole wide world - which are fundamentally - traditionally and mentality: The Core Danish Values - based on mutual trust and confidence with one another!

Scandinavia & Denmark
And all of the Scandinavian Countries are also among the least corrupt countries in the world - and can proudly step on top of the trustworthy victory
podium together with Denmark.

See: Scandinavia

See: Denmark

FN - NATO and EU - Membership
Denmark has been a member of FN since 1945 - and NATO
since 1948 - and became a member of the EU in 1973.
Denmark was one of the first members of the EU - and an active and supportive part of all the European Democracies.
Early Danish Export Adventure!
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
Indian Conglomerate & Multi-national Construction & Engineering Corporation
Larsen & Toubro
The LT logo from 1938 - and the present LT logo unchanged.

Larsen & Toubro - Founders of L&T - Larsen & Toubro - India in 1938
Two Great Danes and visionary Civil Engineers Henning Holck-Larsen (4.7.1907 - 27.7.2003) born in Copenhagen and died in (Bombay) Mumbai - India - and Søren Kristian Toubro (27.02.1906 - 4.3.1982) born and died in Copenhagen - brought “Know-How” - as well as High Technology to India and founded in 1938 - the Danish Engineering and Construction Conglomerate Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) in (Bombay) Mumbai - India - and created a multi-billion dollar company from scratch. Today the Larsen & Toubro Group is a multi-industry conglomerate in India with a global presence in over 30 countries and more than 50,000 employees. The two Danish pioneers and creative entrepreneurs - Henning Holck-Larsen and Søren Kristian Toubro created thousands of jobs that reduced poverty - boosted the local economic and contributed to sustainable urban development - which has ever since reflected on millions of citizens in India and brought tremendous prosperity and welfare to the country. This business success from 1938 - is the story of globalization in full scale - and true effective and economic expansion to undeveloped countries in the Third World - which was truly influenced by two great Danes - even before the word “globalization” was invented or practised on The Tropic line of Cancer passing through India.

In Remembrance and honour to two Great Danes

India owes grateful thoughts and honourable remembrances to these two Great Danes for creating prosperity and thousands and thousands of precious jobs and workplaces - which still enormously benefits the entire nation of India. And that’s Danish Export Adventure in a Global nutshell - supported strongly by Danish corporate culture and business mentality.
Yes - India certainly owes grateful thoughts and honourable remembrances to these two Great Danes!

Henning Holck-Larsen commemorated on postage stamp - 2008

The Department of Posts in India was proud to release a postage stamp in 2008 - portraying and commemorating Henning Holck-Larsen - as the founder of Larsen & Toubro - and one of the Pioneers of the engineering industry in India.



Return previous
This Danish Exporters Site will be updated regularly!

Website GBM & Co ©
Copenhagen-Portal.dk © - Discover Denmark & Copenhagen - Inbound Travel Service - Disclaimer