Hempel A/S is a world-leading coatings supplier to the decorative, marine, container and yacht markets, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company employs more than 5,500 people in over 80 countries and it produces award-winning coatings, such as Hempaguard and Hempadur Avantguard, and owns a number of brands, including Crown Paints and Neogard. Hempel is owned by the Hempel Foundation, which supports cultural, Hempel was founded by Jørgen Christian Hempel in July 1915 when he established Hempel’s Marine Paints Ltd. a marine paint wholesaler. At just 21 years of age, he was Denmark’s youngest licensed wholesaler at the time, the following year he set up his own paint mixing factory. In 1917, Hempel collaborated with the Technical University of Denmark to develop Hempel’s first antifouling coating for ships’ hulls, during the 1950s and 1960s Hempel expanded around the globe. It established its first factory in the US in 1951 and opened an office in Hong Kong in 1963, in the 1960s, the company began to produce decorative coatings for the Middle Easte and it opened its first factory in the region, in Kuwait, in 1966.
In the 1970s, Hempel established a Protective coatings division to develop and produce coatings for the market, such as power generation. Hempel was one of the first coatings companies to focus on renewable energies, J. C. Hempel died in 1986, having led the company for 71 years. By 2000, Hempel had become a widespread Group with local management in 38 countries, during the following decade it consolidated, buying out its partners in Croatia, China and the Middle East. antifouling coating for ships’ hulls. Significant acquisitions since 2000 include, -Crown Paints, a paint manufacturer in the UK -Blome International Inc. The building is located in Lundtoftegårdsvej in Lundtofte, north of Copenhagen, the building is designed by Årstiderne Arkitekter and is located next to Hempels central R&D Centre. Hempels old headquarters were sold to DTU, official website Careers Opportunities Hempel A/S LinkedIn Hempel HQ location in Google Maps
Gentofte Kommune is a municipality in the Capital Region of Denmark on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. It covers an area of 25.54 km2, and has a population of 74,548. Since 1993, its mayor has been Hans Toft, a member of the Conservative Peoples Party, the municipality is an amalgamation of three formerly independent towns, and several other local settlements, all close to one another. The site of its council is in Charlottenlund. The three original towns were Gentofte and Ordrup and it included Tuborg, Dyssegård, Hellerup, Jægersborg, and Klampenborg. Neighboring municipalities are Lyngby-Taarbæk to the north, Gladsaxe to the west, the Øresund, the strait that separates Zealand from Sweden, is to the east. Gentofte municipality was not merged with other municipalities in the 1 January 2007 nationwide Kommunalreformen, Øregård Museum Gentofte Municipality is home to four public upper secondary schools, Øregård and Gammel Hellerup in Hellerup, Aurehøj in Gentofte and Ordrup Gymnasium in Ordrup.
Gentofte Studenterkursus offers a 2-year programme, the most important parks are Charlottenlund Beach Park, Hellerup Beach Park, Bernstorff Park. Natural habitats are found at Gentofte Sø, a lake with lots of birds on it, Ermelunden in Jægersborg and Gammelmose in Vangede, Øregård Park with a beautiful lake, benches. A small section of Jægersborg Dyrehave extends into the municipality, while the rest, arne Jacobsen and furniture designer, who built extensively in Gentofte and lived on Strandvejen. Shipping tycoon Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller had his residence in the municipality, composer Per Nørgård was born in Gentofte. Writer Dan Turèll lived in the Vangede part of Gentofte from 1955–1964 and he documented these years in his 1975 book Vangede billeder. He moved to Los Angeles in 1980, singer an songwriter Agnes Obel was born in Gentofte. She moved to Berlin in 2005, musician Alex Vargas was born in Gentofte. He moved to London at 17
Glostrup Kommune is a suburban municipality and town in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand approx. 10 km west of Copenhagen in eastern Denmark, the municipality covers an area of 13.31 km², and has a total population of 22,151. Its mayor as of 2010 is John Engelhardt, a member of the Liberal Party political party, from 1947 to 1960 the population in the municipality doubled due to the expanding suburbs of Copenhagen, reaching the municipality in the post-war period. Glostrup was designated as a new suburb along the western Tåstrup-finger of the Copenhagen Finger Plan of 1947, the main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Glostrup, home to three quarters of the population. Other towns in the municipality are Hvissinge and Ejby, until 1974 the town of Avedøre belonged to this municipality. Being an exclave, it was merged into the neighbouring Hvidovre Municipality, neighboring municipalities are Rødovre to the east and Ballerup to the north, Albertslund to the west, and Brøndby to the south.
Glostrup was not merged with other municipalities by January 1,2007 as the result of nationwide Kommunalreformen, the church of Glostrup originates from the 12th century. Glostrup municipality is governed a municipal council, council elections are held the third Tuesday of November every four years, the next time in 2013. After a competition Arne Jacobsen was chosen as architect, the new city hall was inaugurated in 1959. The municipality has twice as many employed within its borders compared with its own workforce, the largest employer in the municipality is Glostrup Hospital with 2,500 employees. Vestforbrænding in Ejby is Denmarks largest incineration plant, major companies based in the municipality include Pandora, Kopenhagen Fur. International companies, whose Danish subsidiaries are based out of Glostrup, include Grontmij, most of the municipalitys housing stock is built between 1950 and 1975. 42 percent of its dwellings are owned by public housing corporations, as a result of the influence of the housing corporation, more than half the housing stock is between 60 and 99 square meters.
As a result of the population in the Copenhagen area. The dwellings are detached houses and terraced houses planned in former industrial areas. The largest greenspace in Glostrup Municipality is Vestskoven that straddles the border with Albertslund where most of its 13 square kilometer are located, the West Rampart follows the eastern boundary of the municipality. Ehby Bog is located in the corner, on the border with Ballerup. The table show the population in Glostrup Municipality since 1890, note the drop in population following the transfer of Avedøre to Hvidovre Municipality in 1974
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and Finland to the east, at 450,295 square kilometres, Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of 10.0 million. Sweden consequently has a low density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre. Approximately 85% of the lives in urban areas. Germanic peoples have inhabited Sweden since prehistoric times, emerging into history as the Geats/Götar and Swedes/Svear, Southern Sweden is predominantly agricultural, while the north is heavily forested. Sweden is part of the area of Fennoscandia. The climate is in very mild for its northerly latitude due to significant maritime influence. Today, Sweden is a monarchy and parliamentary democracy, with a monarch as head of state. The capital city is Stockholm, which is the most populous city in the country, legislative power is vested in the 349-member unicameral Riksdag. Executive power is exercised by the government chaired by the prime minister, Sweden is a unitary state, currently divided into 21 counties and 290 municipalities.
Sweden emerged as an independent and unified country during the Middle Ages, in the 17th century, it expanded its territories to form the Swedish Empire, which became one of the great powers of Europe until the early 18th century. Swedish territories outside the Scandinavian Peninsula were gradually lost during the 18th and 19th centuries, the last war in which Sweden was directly involved was in 1814, when Norway was militarily forced into personal union. Since then, Sweden has been at peace, maintaining a policy of neutrality in foreign affairs. The union with Norway was peacefully dissolved in 1905, leading to Swedens current borders, though Sweden was formally neutral through both world wars, Sweden engaged in humanitarian efforts, such as taking in refugees from German-occupied Europe. After the end of the Cold War, Sweden joined the European Union on 1 January 1995 and it is a member of the United Nations, the Nordic Council, Council of Europe, the World Trade Organization and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Sweden maintains a Nordic social welfare system that provides health care. The modern name Sweden is derived through back-formation from Old English Swēoþēod and this word is derived from Sweon/Sweonas. The Swedish name Sverige literally means Realm of the Swedes, excluding the Geats in Götaland, the etymology of Swedes, and thus Sweden, is generally not agreed upon but may derive from Proto-Germanic Swihoniz meaning ones own, referring to ones own Germanic tribe
Virum is a mostly residential, suburban neighbourhood in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality, located on both sides of Lyngby Kongevej, approximately 15 km north of central Copenhagen, Denmark. The neighbourhood is bounded by Lake Furesø to the west, Holte in Rudersdal Municipality to the north, Brede to the east and Kongens Lyngby, Virum station is located on the Hillerød radial of the S-train network and is served by the Btrains. The village of Virum is first mentioned in a letter from 1186 but is no doubt considerably older. The name a place which is easy to defend. In the letter, Pope Clement III gives the Virum as well as other villages in the area tio to Bishop Absalon. Absalon soon ceded the villages to the Bishopric of Roskilde, the Bishop of Roskilde constructed the small castle Hjortholm at the site in circa 1250. The castle was destroyed during the Counts Feud in 1535, frederick III took over the estate in 1668. He renamed it Grederiksdal and constructed a hunting lodge at the site. The village of Virum was located where Virumgade is today and it belonged to the parish of Lyngby.
The land was divided into three areas called Geelsvang, Mellemvang and Høftevang which were suddivided into fields and crops were rotated in accordance with the three-field system, the marchy land down towards Furesøen was grazed by livestock. In 1682, it consisted of 13 farms, three houses with land and 14 houses without land, the modern suburb was planned in connection with the conversion of the North Line into an S-train line. The ambition was to create a healthy, well-functioning suburb with a population the size of a medium large Fanish provincial town, the centre of the new suburb was Virum Torv, a mixed-use development centred on a roundabout next to the station. It contained retail space, service functions and apartments and its northeastern corner was completed in 1939, its southeastern corner in 1943 and its southwestnern corner less than a year later. A cinema, Virum Bio, was from the beginning located in the building on the southeastern conrer, the same building contained an Irma supermarket.
Frederiksdal Castle is located in Virum and its main building was built from 1744–45 and was used as a summer residence for Foreign Affairs, Privy Councilor Johan Sigismund Schulin. The Schulin Family still owns the estate, Virum station is located on the Hillerød radial of the S-train network and is served by the Btrains. Brede Station in the outskirts of Virum is served by the Lokaltog service on the Nærum Line between Jægersborg in the south and Nærum to the north. Virum Church is from 1937 and was designed by Niels Skrivers
Sorgenfri Palace is a royal residence of the Danish monarch, located in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality, on the east side of Lyngby Kongevej, in the northern suburbs of Copenhagen. The surrounding neighbourhood is called Sorgenfri after it, only the celler and foundations survive of the first Sorgenfri House, which was built in 1705 to design by François Dieussart. The current house was built in 1756 by Lauritz de Thurah, Lauritz de Thurah has designed buildings which flank the driveway closer to the road. Sprgenfri Palace is surrounded by a park which is bounded by Mølleåen to the east. It was adapted to the English Romantic style in the late 1790s and early 1899s, Christian X used it as a summer residence and it has been part of it let out to relatives of the royal family. The park is open to the public, Sorgenfri Palace is located at the site of a medieval settlement, Mølletorp, which was owned by the Bishopric of Roskilde but confiscated by the crown during the Reformation in the 1530s. In 1686, it was replaced by a house by High Court Justice Michael Vibe.
Count Carl von Ahlefeldt acquired the estate in 1702 and he commissioned the architect François Dieussart to build a new summer residence at the site and renamed it Sorgenfri. The building, a half-timbered, three-winged complex in Baroque style, was completed in 1705, the central wing contained a banquet hall with double high cailings. Passage between the two side wings was therefore only possible at the ground floor. King Christian VI acquired the estate in 1730 and his son, Crown Prince Frederick, the King Frederick V, used it as summer residence from 1742. The building was refurbished by Lauritz de Thurah who constructed new stables, after his ascend to the throne in 1747, Frederick V gave the property to his aunt, Sophie Caroline, Dowager Princess of East Frisia. She demolished it and charged Lauritzde Thurah with the construction of a new house on the foundations of the old one, in 1766, Sorgenfri was ceded to the 12-year-old Prince Frederick, the half-brother of Christian VII of Denmark.
In 1769, he sold the property to Jean Henri Desmercières, the next owner was the merchant and shipowner Henrik Bolten, whose trading house was based in the Boltens Gård in Copenhagen. He went bankrupt in the late 1780s and Sorgenfri was reacquired by Prince Frederick in 1789 and he charged Peter Meyn with adapting and expanding the house. When Crown Prince Frederik died in 1805, Sorgenfriwas passed on to his son, the King Christian VIII, after his death in 1848, Dowager Queen Caroline Amalie spent all her summers at the estate until her death in 1881. Frederik VII had ceded Sorgenfri to the state in 1856 and after 1881 it was empty for years. In 1898, it was ceded to Prince Christian, King Christian X as summer residence, King Christian X and Queen Alexandrine continued to live at Sorgenfri in the summer time and the king was often seen riding in the neighborhood
Frederikssund Kommune is a municipality on the shores of Roskilde Fjord in the northern part of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. On 1 January 2007, the municipality was enlarged to include the old Jægerspris, Slangerup and it now covers an area of 250 km² and has a population of 44,401. As of 1 January 2014 its mayor is John Schmidt Andersen, Frederikssund municipality belongs to Region Hovedstaden. The seat of its council is the town of Frederikssund with a population of 15,283. The town is connected to the Hornsherred peninsula by the Kronprins Frederik bridge, the former municipalities of Jægerspris and Skibby are located on this peninsula. The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are, The new harbour provides the finishing touches to the harbour developments which began in the 1990s. There are plans to build a new residential development to the south of Frederikssund near Store Rørbæk
Bornholm is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland. The main industries on the island include fishing, dairy farming, tourism is important during the summer. There is a large number of Denmarks round churches on the island. The total area according to www. noegletal. dk was 588.36 square kilometres, the island is called solskinsøen because of its weather and klippeøen because of its geology, which consists of granite, except along the southern coast. The heat from the summer is stored in the rock formations, as a result of the climate, a local variety of the common fig, known as Bornholms Diamond, can grow locally on the island. The islands topography consists of rock formations in the north sloping down towards pine and deciduous forests, farmland in the middle. Strategically located in the Baltic Sea, Bornholm has been fought over for centuries and it has usually been ruled by Denmark, but by Lübeck and Sweden.
The ruin of Hammershus, at the tip of the island, is the largest medieval fortress in northern Europe. Bornholm Regional Municipality, established January 2003 by the merger of Bornholm County with 5 municipalities, Bornholm was one of the three last Danish municipalities not belonging to a county — the others were Copenhagen and Frederiksberg. On 1 January 2007, the municipality lost its county status. The island is situated between 54/59/11 and 55/17/30 northern latitude and 14/45 and 15/11 eastern longitude and it typically takes 3 hours for passengers and freight to travel between Rønne and Copenhagen via Ystad in Sweden. There is a ferry departure mostly reserved for freight of goods between Rønne and Køge, if there is capacity on a departure, normal passengers can come aboard. There are routes to Sassnitz and Świnoujście. Between Bornholm Airport and Copenhagen Airport by airplane it is 25 minutes, the Ertholmene archipelago is located 18 kilometres to the northeast of Bornholm. These islands, which do not belong to a municipality or region, are administered by the Danish Ministry of Defence, many inhabitants speak the Bornholmsk dialect, which is officially a dialect of Danish.
Bornholmsk retains three grammatical genders, like Icelandic and most dialects of Norwegian, but unlike standard Danish and its phonology includes archaisms and innovations. This makes the difficult to understand for some Danish speakers. However, Swedish speakers often consider Bornholmian to be easier to understand than standard Danish, the intonation resembles the Scanian dialect spoken in nearby Scania, the southernmost province of Sweden
Alectia A/S is a Danish consulting company with approx. 700 employees and a turnover in 2014 of 623 million DKK. The company is owned entirely by the Alectia-Foundation, Alectia is headquartered in Virum with regional offices in Aarhus and Kolding. In addition, the company has an office in Ascot, Alectia is a member of the Danish Association of Consulting Engineers. Under the name Birch & Krogboe the company was founded in 1912 as the first consulting engineering company in Denmark, the founders were the two engineers Ludvig Birch and Jacob O. Pedersen Krogboe. In the early years the company primarily with the construction of hospitals and residential buildings, including Gentofte Hospital. Today, Alectia participates in the building projects Urban Mediaspace and Navitas Park, in Aarhus, Odense Research and Knowledge Park, in 2008, the company changed its name to Alectia
Ballerup Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. It is located approximately 15 kilometers from central Copenhagen, the municipality covers an area of 34.09 km², and has a population of 48,514. It is the name of the seat, Ballerup. The current mayor is Jesper Würtzen of the Social Democrats, other than Ballerup, the towns that make up the municipality are Måløv and Skovlunde. Neighboring municipalities are Herlev to the east, Furesø to the north, Egedal to the west, the geography of Ballerup municipality was not affected on January 1,2007 as the result of the nationwide Kommunalreformen. The municipality is home to offices such as GN Store Nord