List of companies of Denmark

Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The country has a developed mixed economy that is classed as a high-income economy by the World Bank.[1] It ranks 18th in the world in terms of GDP (PPP) per capita and 6th in nominal GDP per capita.[2][3] Denmark's economy stands out as one of the most free in the Index of Economic Freedom and the Economic Freedom of the World.[4][5] It is the 13th most competitive economy in the world, and 8th in Europe, according to the World Economic Forum in its Global Competitiveness Report 2014–2015.[6]

Location of Denmark

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in Denmark".

Largest firmsEdit

This list shows firms in the Fortune Global 500, which ranks firms by total revenues reported before March 31, 2017.[7] Only the top five firms (if available) are included as a sample.

Rank Image Name 2016 revenues (US$ millions) Employees Notes
298   Maersk $35,464 87,736 Diversified business conglomerate in Copenhagen, primarily known for industrial transportation and shipping. The firm rose to as high as 106th in 2009, but a drop in revenues of 20% in 2006 has led to the current position.

Notable firmsEdit

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Alectia Industrials Business support services Virum 1912 Business consulting
ALK-Abelló Health care Pharmaceuticals Hørsholm 1923 Pharmaceuticals
Aller Media Consumer services Publishing Copenhagen 1873 Magazines
Alm. Brand Financials Full line insurance Copenhagen 1792 Financial services
Ambu Health care Medical equipment Copenhagen 1937 Health care support
Arkitema Architects Industrials Business support services Aarhus 1969 Architecture
Arla Foods Consumer goods Food products Viby J 2000 Food cooperative, dairy
Arp-Hansen Hotel Group Consumer services Hotels Copenhagen 1959 Hotels
Bang & Olufsen Consumer goods Consumer electronics Struer 1925 Audio, electronics
Bestseller A/S Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Brande 1975 Clothing
Bjarke Ingels Group Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 2005 Architecture
BoConcept Consumer services Specialty retailers Herning 1952 Furniture and design
Brødrene Hartmann Industrials Containers & packaging Gentofte 1917 Packaging
C. F. Møller Architects Industrials Business support services Aarhus 1922 Architecture
Carlsberg Group Consumer goods Brewers Copenhagen 1847 Brewing
Cembrit Industrials Building materials & fixtures Aalborg 1927 Fibre cement manufacturer
Chr. Hansen Consumer goods Food products Hørsholm 1874 Food, agriculture
COBE Architects Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 2005 Architecture
Coloplast Health care Medical equipment Fredensborg 1957 Medical devices
Coop amba Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Copenhagen 1896 Supermarkets, formerly FDB
Copenhagen Airport Industrials Transportation services Copenhagen 1925 Airport
Co-Ro Food Consumer goods Food products Frederikssund 1942 Food and beverage
COWEX Technology Software Gentofte 1992 Technology
COWI A/S Industrials Business support services Kongens Lyngby 1930 Consulting
Daloon Consumer goods Food products Nyborg 1960 Food processing
D/S Norden Industrials Marine transportation Hellerup 1871 Shipping
Dampskibsselskabet Torm Industrials Marine transportation Copenhagen 1889 Shipping
Danfoss Industrials Industrial machinery Nordborg 1933 Industrial equipment
Danisco Health care Biotechnology Copenhagen 1989 Biopharma
Danish Agro Industrials Industrial machinery Karise 1901 Farm supply
Danish Crown AmbA Consumer goods Food products Randers 1998 Food processing
Dansk Supermarked Consumer services Broadline retailers Højbjerg 1964 Retail chain
Danske Bank Financials Banks Copenhagen 1871 Bank
Dantherm Industrials Industrial machinery Skive 1958 Climate control solutions
DFDS Industrials Marine transportation Copenhagen 1866 Shipping, logistics
Dissing+Weitling Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1971 Architecture
DLF Consumer goods Farming & fishing Roskilde 1906 Seed producer
DSB Industrials Railroads Copenhagen 1885 Railway
DSV Industrials Delivery services Hedehusene 1976 Transport and logistics
DT Group Industrials Building materials & fixtures Copenhagen 1896 Building materials
ECCO Consumer goods Footwear Bredebro 1963 Shoes
Egmont Group Consumer services Publishing Copenhagen 1878 Media
Falck Health care Health care providers Copenhagen 1906 Healthcare
FLSmidth Industrials Building materials & fixtures Copenhagen 1882 Engineering
Flying Tiger Copenhagen Consumer services Braodline retailers Copenhagen 1995 Stores
Foss A/S Industrials Business support services Hillerød 1956 Food services analytical solutions
Global Risk Management Industrials Business support services Middelfart 2004 Fuel price risk management
GN Store Nord Health care Health care providers Ballerup 1869 Audiological diagnostics
Grundfos Industrials Industrial machinery Bjerringbro 1945 Pumps
Gryphon Audio Designs Consumer goods Consumer electronics Ry 1985[8] Audio equipment
Haldor Topsoe Basic materials Specialty chemicals Copenhagen 1940 Chemicals
Hempel Group Basic materials Specialty chemicals Lyngby-Taarbæk 1915 Coatings
Henning Larsen Architects Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1959 Architecture
House of Amber Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Copenhagen 1933 Jewelry
IC Group Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Copenhagen 2001 Clothing
IO Interactive Technology Software Copenhagen 1990 Video games
ISS A/S Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1901 Facility services
Jet Time Consumer services Airlines Copenhagen 2006 Airline, defunct 2020
Jorgensen Engineering Industrials Business support services Odense 1933 Engineering
Jysk Consumer services Specialty retailers Aarhus 1979 Retail chain
Jyske Bank Financials Banks Silkeborg 1967 bank
Kemp & Lauritzen Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1882 Engineering
Kopenhagen Fur Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Copenhagen 1930 Fur coop
Lego Group Consumer goods Toys Billund 1932 Toys
Leo Pharma Health care Pharmaceuticals Copenhagen 1908 Pharmaceuticals
LM Glasfiber Industrials Industrial machinery Lunderskov 1940 Wind power equipment
Louis Poulsen Industrials Building materials & fixtures Copenhagen 1874 Lighting
Lundbeck Health care Pharmaceuticals Copenhagen 1915 Pharmaceuticals
Lundgaard & Tranberg Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1983 Architecture
Maersk Conglomerates - Copenhagen 1904 Transportation, energy
Martin Professional Industrials Building materials & fixtures Aarhus 1987 Lighting
Matas Consumer services Drug retailers Allerød 1949 Drug stores
Netcompany Technology Software Copenhagen 1999 Software consultancy
NKT Holding Conglomerates - Copenhagen 1891 Conglomerate
NNIT Technology Software Gladsaxe 1994 Software consultancy
Nordic Adult Entertainment Consumer goods Recreational products Copenhagen 1972 Pornographic magazines
Nordisk Film Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Copenhagen 1906 Film studio
North Media Consumer services Publishing Gladsaxe 1978 Media group
North Sea Capital Financials Financial services Copenhagen 2001 Private equity advising
Novo Nordisk Health care Pharmaceuticals Copenhagen 1923 Pharmaceuticals
Novozymes Health care Biotechnology Copenhagen 2000 Biotech
Nykredit Financials Financial services Copenhagen 1985 Financial services
Ørsted Utilities Conventional electricity Fredericia 2006 Power and natural gas
Parken Sport & Entertainment Consumer services Recreational services Copenhagen 1992 Sports
Pharma Nord Health care Pharmaceuticals Vejle 1981 Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacosmos Health care Pharmaceuticals Holbæk 1965 Pharmaceuticals
Phase One Consumer goods Recreational products Copenhagen 1993 Photography
Plesner Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1918 Law firm
Post Danmark Industrials Delivery services Copenhagen 1624 Postal
Ramboll Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1945 Engineering
ReSound Health care Medical equipment Ballerup 1943[9] Hearing aids
Roskilde Forsyning Utilities Conventional electricity Roskilde 2000 Local utility company
Royal Copenhagen Consumer goods Durable household products Copenhagen 1775 Porcelain
Royal Unibrew Consumer goods Brewers Faxe 1989 Brewery
Sampension Financials Asset managers Copenhagen 1945 Financial services
Santa Fe Group Industrials Marine transportation Copenhagen 1897 Trading
Saxo Bank Financials Banks Copenhagen 1992 Financial services
Scandinavian Tobacco Group Consumer goods Tobacco Copenhagen 1961 Tobacco
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Industrials Business support services Copenhagen 1986 Architecture
Select Sport Consumer goods Recreational products Copenhagen 1947 Sporting goods
Simonsen & Weel Health care Medical equipment Vallensbæk 1817 health sector equipment
STYLEPIT Consumer services Apparel retailers Copenhagen 2000 Fashion retailer
Stibo Technology Enterprise software Århus 1794 International information management
TDC A/S Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Copenhagen 1879 Telecommunications
Terma A/S Industrials Aerospace Lystrup 1949 Defense, aerospace
Thorco Shipping Industrials Marine transportation Copenhagen 2003 Shipping
Tuborg Brewery Consumer goods Brewers Fredericia 1873 Brewery, part of Carlsberg Group
United Shipping & Trading Company Industrials Marine transportation Middelfart 1876 Shipping
VELUX Industrials Building materials & fixtures Hørsholm 1941 Windows
Vestas Industrials Industrial machinery Aarhus 1945 Wind turbines
Welltec Oil & gas Oil equipment & services Allerød 1994 Oil and gas wells
Widex Health care Medical equipment Lynge 1956 Hearing aids
William Demant Health care Health care providers Ledøje-Smørum 1904 Health care
Zentropa Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Hvidovre 1992 Film studio

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Country and Lending Groups. World Bank. Accessed on 14 March 2016.
  2. ^ "GDP per capita, PPP (current international $)", World Development Indicators database, World Bank. Database updated on 14 April 2015. Accessed on 22 August 2015.
  3. ^ [1] (selecting all countries, GDP per capita (current US$), World Bank. Accessed on 22 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Country Ratings", 2012 Index of Economic Freedom. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
  5. ^ "Economic Freedom of the World: 2011 Annual Report Complete Publication (2.7 MB)" (PDF). Fraser Institute. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 September 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Global Competitiveness Report 2014–2015". World Economic Forum. Archived from the original on 10 December 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ DeCarlo, Scott (20 July 2017). "The Fortune 2017 Global 500". Fortune.
  8. ^ "A Gryphon's Tale". Retrieved 2017-12-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "About us". ReSound. Retrieved 2017-12-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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