Press Clippings

10-14-2013 - Weibel represents exceptional growth in Denmark – The Confederation of Danish Industry

While the future growth in general in Denmark only looks slightly brighter, Weibel Scientific is the exception that proves the rule. Weibel’s significant growth  is highlighted as a positive case compared to the general expectations of the Danish companies. The Confederation of Danish Industry recently published an article emphasizing Weibel’s growth of employees and revenue within the last year compared to the Danish industry in general. The future is sparkling at Weibel Scientific and within the last years, the company has gone from 37 to 70 employees and almost doubled its revenue. “We expect to grow even further the coming years,” says CEO Peder R. Pedersen in the article. Read the full story here (in Danish).


05-05-2013 - Speeddating event at radar company – Frederiksborg Amts Avis

Yesterday, the radar company Weibel Scientific invited 40 engineers to a speeddating event in Allerød in the hunt for qualified employees. Weibel is experiencing difficulties finding enough qualified employees with the advanced engineering skills demanded in the company. “We have to be creative in our search methods if we want to attract the most skilled engineers in the country,” says CEO Peder R. Pedersen.


04-28-2012 - Weibel wants to supply to missile defense – Frederiksborg Amts Avis

The Danish Minister of Defense Nick Hækkerup visited Weibel Scientific in order to investigate the idea of having the Danish military attaches work as sales ambassadors for Danish companies. “Internationally Denmark is a small country. We hope that the initiative of Nick Hækkerup will help to open doors so that we can be on level with the other companies, who are aided by their governments,” says CEO Peder R. Pedersen. The Minister of Defense believes that the success of companies like Weibel Scientific create new jobs in Denmark.


04-26-2012 - "Help is always welcome" – Berlingske Business

Although Weibel Scientific has managed to increase exports by itself through the last 30 years, CEO Peder  R. Pedersen welcomes the initiatives by the Danish Minister of Defense to help Danish companies negotiate contracts abroad. Weibel Scientific is growing and in a time were many Danish jobs are leaking to other countries, the radar company is breaking the pattern and bringing both jobs and new contracts to Denmark.


04-04-2012 - Danish Minister of Defense visited Weibel Scientific – Allerød Nyt

As part of a two day field trip to visit Denmark’s Defense and aerospace industries Danish Minister of Defense Nick Hækkerup visited Weibel Scientific to get insight into the world’s most advanced Doppler Radars. “Now I have a good contact in Peder, and he knows that I’m no longer than a phone call away,” says Danish Minister of Defense, Nick Hækkerup.


02-29-2012 - Weibel Scientific hosts B2B event – ElectronicSupply

In February, Weibel Scientific and Rheinmetall Defense hosted a very successful B2B event for representatives from the Danish and German Defense and from the defense industry in Denmark. The participants met in 50 B2B meetings where new, important contacts were established and many contracts were signed.


11-11-2011 - Radar company awarded for growth and jobs – JP Online

Yesterday, the radar producer Weibel Scientific was awarded with the Initiative Award from the Confederation of Danish Industry, Capital Region, who is rewarding smaller companies for being especially innovative and enterprising. Weibel, who develops advanced radars for space flights and the defense industry, has been creating knowledge intensive jobs in Northern Zealand instead of in China. Still, the company has been successful and securing a total order book close to USD 100 million.


11-10-2011 - Initiative Award from Confederation of Danish Industry – Danish Radio, Allerød Nyt, Frederiksborg Amtsavis, Guide 24, Electronic Supply, Teknovation

Weibel Scientific was today honored with the yearly Initiative Award from the Confederation of Danish Industry, Capital Region. In times of crisis where other companies outsource their production Weibel Scientific stands out and insources. Weibel Scientific defies the crises, are doing a terrific job, are securing orders like never before, and brings production and jobs home from abroad.


10-26-2011 - Insourcing is the key to success – Frederiksborg Amts Avis

Weibel has had a very successful year and has won major orders in Italy and the US lately thus securing a total order book close to USD 100 million. The secret behind Weibel’s success is the insourcing of the production of all key components keeping costs down and at the same time securing very high quality of the advanced radar products. This way, Weibel stays competitive and keep winning contracts.


09-01-2011 - Pentagon visits Weibel Scientific headquarters in Allerød, Denmark – FAD, Allerød Nyt, Electronic Supply, Elektronikbranchen

Weibel Scientific is on the brink of participating in Europe's missile defense system. The head of US Missile Defense personally visited Weibel Scientific to learn more about the technology of the world's most advanced multi-frequency Doppler radars.


11-01-2010 - Continued Progress for Weibel Scientific – Allerød Nyt, Villabyerne, Det Grønne Område, Frederikssund Avis, Elektronikbranchen

Doppler radar specialist, Weibel Scientific, has released it's annual report for the2009/2010 financial year. The report shows progress in all areas - profit, earnings, orders, liquidity, product development and new personel.  


08-13-2010 - Danish space rocket ready to launch – Børsen

Danish space enthusiasts are ready to conquer outer space with the launch of the first privately build space rocket. The rocket is build by Kristian von Bengtson and Peter Madsen and is sponsored by the Danish radar producer Weibel Scientific, who is a supplier of Doppler radars to NASA among others. From August 30 to September 17, the rocket HEAT-1X/Tycho Brahe will be test launched from the Baltic Sea next to the Danish island Bornholm.


03-23-2010 - Weibel Scientific sponsors Dagmar Fæster Olsen – Allerød Nyt

Weibel Scientific sponsors the 15-year-old Danish girl Dagmar Fæster Olsen, who is an extremely talented runner. The sponsorship allows Dagmar to concentrate on the development of her performance at the qualification run in Moscow for the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. By sponsoring this promising running talent Weibel Scientific also supports the local sports environment in the town of Allerød.


03-20-2010 - Running talent gets local sponsor – Frederiksborg Amts Avis

Weibel Scientific sponsors the 15-year-old Danish girl Dagmar Fæster Olsen, who is an extremely talented runner. Dagmar's best discipline is the 800 meter run, which she runs as fast as adult runners. The sponsorship allows Dagmar to reach her goals and to dedicate herself to international challenges in 2010.


03-18-2010 - Weibel sponsors Dagmar Fæster Olsen – Villabyerne, HillerødPosten, FrederikssundAvis, Lokalavisen.dk

Weibel Scientific sponsors the 15-year-old Danish girl Dagmar Fæster Olsen, who is an extremely talented runner. Dagmar represents a huge potential and runs the 800 m as fast as adult runners. By sponsoring this promising running talent Weibel Scientific also ensures a high level of the local elite athletes.


03-18-2010 - Local sponsorship helps running talent – Sjællands Nyheder

Weibel Scientific sponsors the 15-year-old Danish girl Dagmar Fæster Olsen, who is an extremely talented runner. The sponsorship allows Dagmar to dedicate herself to international challenges in 2010.


10-18-2009 - Weibel increases profits in tough market – Nyhedsbasen

The Danish radar manufacturer Weibel Scientific increases its profits in its annual report in spite of the financial crisis. Weibel Scientific’s future expectations are very positive: “I have never before in my 25 years in Weibel Scientific anticipated such a promising pipeline and at the same time we invest millions in new technology and development of new radar systems, so I am very optimistic,” says CEO Peder R. Pedersen, Weibel Scientific.


10-06-2009 - Radar company increases profits with 50 per cent – Frederiksborg Amts Avis

The Radar Company Weibel Scientific experiences significantly increased profits and the future expectations are very positive. The annual report for the privately owned producer and developer of technologically advanced Doppler Radars, Weibel Scientific, Allerød, reports for the financial year 2008/2009 a post-tax profit of DKK 15.7 million. This represents a 50 per cent growth compared to last year. The equity has increased to approximately a DKK one billion and the company is thus ready for further investments in Doppler radar technology.


04-06-2009 - Danish radar solution to Defense's fight with desert sand – Ingeniøren

The Danish Defense's ongoing work with cleaning dust and sand of the radar shield Arthur could have been avoided if the Defense had chosen a radar from the Danish manufacturer Weibel Scientific. Weibel questions the Danish Defense's unwillingness to cooperation.


02-20-2009 - Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 – Ingeniøren

Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 and celebrates his 25 year's jubilee at Weibel Scientific A/S. A reception will be held at Fort Weibel, Allerød.


02-17-2009 - 50 years, Profile – Ugebladet Hørsholm

CEO Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 and celebrates his 25 year's jubilee at Weibel Scientific A/S. Weibel Scientific produces the world's most advanced Doppler radars. A reception will be held at Weibel Scientific, Allerød.


02-17-2009 - Turns 50 and celebrates 25 years jubilee, Profile – Allerød Nyt

BIG DAY. CEO Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 and celebrates his 25 year's jubilee at the high tech company, Weibel Scientific A/S. Weibel Scientific produces and delivers the world's most advanced Doppler radars from the company HQ in Allerød.


02-17-2009 - Peder Richardt Pedersen, Profile – Jyllands-Posten

CEO Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 and celebrates his 25 year's jubilee at the radar company Weibel Scientific A/S. He graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Technical University of Denmark in 1983, and at the age of 25 he finished his Ph.D. in 1985.


02-17-2009 - Walking Around Leader, Profile – Børsen

The high tech Danish owned company in Allerød, Weibel Scientific A/S' CEO Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 and celebrates his 25 year's jubilee at the company. Peder R. Pedersen has been part of Weibel's management for 17 years.


02-16-2009 - 50 years, Profile – Fredriksborgs Amts Avis

CEO Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 and celebrates his 25 year's jubilee at the high tech company, Weibel Scientific A/S. The Danish owned Weibel Scientific produces and delivers the world's most advanced Doppler radars to the aerospace, defence and military industry and also delivers to the public sector throughout the world.


02-16-2009 - 50, Peder Richardt Pedersen, Profile – Politiken

Tomorrow CEO Peder R. Pedersen turns 50 and celebrates his 25 year's jubilee at the high tech Danish owned company in Allerød, Weibel Scientific A/S. The radar company produces advanced Doppler radars to aerospace research, and to the military and police industry.


02-16-2009 - 50, Peder Richardt Pedersen, Profile – Berlingske Tidende

Tomorrow CEO Peder R. Pedersen turns 50. He graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Technical University of Denmark in 1983, and at the age of 25 he finished his Ph.D. in 1985 with top marks.


10-23-2008 - Weibel Scientific Achieves Economic Growth – Hillerød Posten

Weibel Scientific’s annual report presents another year of growth for the radar manufacturer.


10-22-2008 - Weibel Scientific Presents Positive Numbers – Erhvervsavisen

The annual report for 2007 for Weibel Scientific shows continued growth despite a general slowdown in the market.


10-02-2008 - Continued Profit and Growth – Electronic Supply

The radar company Weibel Scientific presents a positive result in its 2007 financial report. Weibel Scientific’s profits and growth are attributed to its range of unique products.


10-02-2008 - Technology News – Børsen

Weibel Scientific invests heavily in research to maintain the technological edge that has made it a supplier to NASA, and at the same time, the company constantly seeks out new markets. In the financial year 2007 to 2008, Weibel Scientific invested over million in research.


09-30-2008 - Profit and Growth at Weibel – Frederiksborg Amtsavis

Weibel Scientific continues to achieve positive results while investing millions in research.


06-01-2008 - In NASA’s Service – Näringslivsspegeln

Weibel Scientific is a company in the midst of exciting growth, delivering the world’s finest Doppler radars to a constantly expanding range of industries. At its headquarters, Weibel Scientific brings together the best engineers from the Oresund region, encompassing both Zealand and the lower parts of Sweden. By Gunilla Folkesson.


04-30-2008 - Experience Counts – Jyllands-Posten

CEO Peder R. Pedersen has enjoyed a lifelong career at Weibel Scientific. Over the years, his management style has evolved to accommodate the demands of a growing business and an increasing number of employees. According to Pedersen, the secret to good management in large part means being able to delegate responsibility and share enthusiasm. By Maria Dalhoff.


04-01-2008 - Huge Potential in the Space Industry – Børsen

One of the major players in the Danish space industry, Weibel Scientific is providing NASA with radars that monitor shuttle launches and prevent disasters like the Columbia tragedy in 2003. At the same time, Weibel Scientific is exploring how radars may be used in new ways in space. By Birthe Lauritsen.


06-20-2007 - Danish Radar Technology – Teknisk Nyt

Radars from Weibel Scientific represent an important export commodity, and international partnerships, for example with NASA, are pushing Weibel Scientific to continually innovate and explore the frontiers of science.


05-20-2007 - What Happens When You Shoot a Bullet into the Air? – Kopfball, TV1

The German television show sets out to find the answer to what happens when a small-caliber bullet is fired straight into the air. How far does the projectile travel? Is the final impact speed dangerous enough to harm someone? Kopfball’s reporter visits a German testing range, where a Weibel ranging radar is used to measure the bullet’s speed throughout the trajectory. The radar tracks the small-caliber bullet for more than 2 km and measures the impact velocity, as shown on the Weibel WinTrack display, establishing that such a firing can prove fatal.


05-01-2007 - Weibel Praised by U.S. Ambassador – Northrop Grumman Newsletter

The U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, James P. Cain, visited Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Danish supplier, Weibel Scientific, in December 2006, only hours before NASA’s Space Shuttle Discovery set off for the International Space Station. By Michael Coussa.


01-03-2007 - Weibel Praised by U.S. Ambassador – Allerød Nyt

The U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, James P. Cain, visited Weibel Scientific on December 7th, just hours before the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery took off safely for the International Space Station. Several Weibel radars monitored the space shuttle at the launch to prevent accidents. By Anna Skau.


12-22-2006 - Ambassador Visits Weibel – Frederiksborg Amts Avis

Alleroed, Denmark: Weibel Scientific's headquarters and its 38 employees were visited by the U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, James P. Cain, in connection with the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, headed for the International Space Station.


12-07-2006 - NASA Night Launch – CNN

The launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery will be the first night launch in four years. After the Space Shuttle Columbia accident in 2003, NASA decided that day launches were safer. However, the many restrictions on launches in the daytime have meant that NASA now is returning to night launches. NASA has spent 10 million dollars upgrading cameras and computers, as well as investing in radars. With the launch of Discovery, there will be two Weibel radars involved. They provide a very accurate way for NASA to measure the speed differentials of falling debris. For the untrained eye, the radar images may not seem like much, but experts will be able to spot falling debris in pitch darkness all the way into space.


01-18-2006 - Danish Radar Focus on Pluto Probe – Børsen

The Danish company Weibel Scientific is part of the NASA team that launched the space probe New Horizons towards Pluto. The launch was monitored by two Weibel Doppler radars - the largest of their kind. The same kind of radars will monitor the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery this summer to track falling debris. By Niels Barfod.


10-18-2005 - Solid Profit for Radar Company – Berlingske

The world's leading Doppler radar manufacturer, Weibel Scientific released its annual report for the 2004/2005 financial year. A strong profit confirms another satisfactory year for the high-tech organization. By Jonas Schrøder.


10-18-2005 - Radar Profit – Politiken

Weibel Scientific has released its annual report. For the third year in a row, Weibel Scientific reveals a significant profit after taxes. By Jacob Peter Svendsen.


07-27-2005 - Danish Radar Monitors Discovery’s Launch – Ingeniøren

Discovery’s successful launch was carefully monitored by two Doppler radars, produced by Weibel Scientific. The two 46 db Doppler radars were positioned 20 to 60 kilometers from the launching pad and recorded the space shuttle from different angles to detect any falling debris during the launch. Weibel’s Doppler radars also provided NASA with information about the space shuttle’s position and velocity. By Thomas A. E. Andersen.


07-27-2005 - Weibel Holds Its Breath After Launch – Børsen

Yesterday's launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, was the first NASA performance by Weibel Scientific's gigantic radars. Weibel Scientific's radars are used to monitor the launch from a distance in order to track falling debris. Although everything appears to have proceeded as planned, Weibel Scientific's CEO Peder Pedersen is still holding his breath since the pictures from the Weibel radars will be compared to the pictures from other radar systems after 6, 12 and 24 hours to determine potential damage. With this launch, Weibel Scientific now assumes a critical role in NASA's new space program. By Johan Christensen.


06-25-2005 - The Discovery Space Shuttle Climbed into the Sky – TV2 Nyhederne

At 4:39 PM on Tuesday, the American Space Shuttle Discovery was launched towards the International Space Station, where Discovery crew members will test new repair techniques. The Danish company Weibel Scientific has manufactured and delivered two radars to register if Discovery is damaged by debris during the launch. According to Weibel Scientific's CEO Peder Pedersen, who is at the Kennedy Space Center, everything went according to plan, and the radars monitored Discovery perfectly.


06-06-2005 - Weibel Is the Leading Global Manufacturer of Doppler Radars – Børsen

When the Space Shuttle Discovery is launched on July 13, it will be with the help of the Danish company Weibel Scientific. Weibel Scientific's Doppler radars are going to monitor the space shuttle in order to help prevent an accident similar to the one in 2003, when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated. By Johan Christensen.


10-13-2004 - SPADS Keeps an Eye on SpaceShipOne During X Prize Flights – Space Daily

As SpaceShipOne performed two historic flights on September 19, 2004, and October 11, 2004, the Spaceport Arrival and Departure Safety System (SPADS) project demonstrated its superior technology and potential for enhancing safety. The key component in Spads is its Weibel Doppler radar system, which tracks differences in velocity as objects move towards or away from the radar's scope. By Capt. Kelly George.


08-25-2004 - Radar Test May Help Space Shuttle Return – Spaceflight Now

The use of high-resolution wide-band and Doppler radars has allowed NASA to observe possible debris during ascent without regard to limitations of visibility, cloud cover, and darkness. During the launch of the Messenger spacecraft, the radars proved effective in visualizing vehicle elements in high resolution and provided speedy interpretation of the images for initial data analysis following the launch. NASA-KSC News Release.