Mr. Arne Sloth Jensen

Mr. Kasper Gehl Larsen

History of EnerDry

EnerDry A/S was founded in 1998 by Mr. Arne Sloth Jensen, who is the main inventor of the steam drying technology (in 1981). Since then, this unique technology has been developed to higher capacity and better reliability.
The steam drying technology through time, has resulted in the award of various prizes:

  • 1987: The Environmental Prize of the Commision of the European Communities – presented by His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark to Mr. Arne Sloth Jensen on behalf of Stege Sugar Factory.
  • 1990: VDZ Germany awarded Mr. Arne Sloth Jensen with its annual prize.
  • 1991: French award for nonpolluting and energy saving technology offered by the organisation APAVE.
  • 1994: In Australia Mr. Arne Sloth Jensen received the Award for Innovation in Drying at the Ninth International Drying Symposium. The award was presented by prof. m. Hasatani, Nagoya University, Japan.
  • 2011: In Finland Mr. Arne Sloth Jensen received the award for Best Drying Design and water removal capacity at the Fifth Nordic Drying conference.
  • 2018: The 20th anniversary is celebrated.
  • 2019: In USA at the American Society of Sugar Beet Technologist (ASSBT) conference in Anaheim, Mr. Arne Sloth Jensen was awarded the prestigious Savitsky Award, for the invention and development of the steam dryer for beet pulp, and his assistance to the American beet sugar Industry.
  • 2021: Mr. Kasper Gehl Larsen was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of EnerDry.
  • 2023: 25 years anniversary.