Alfa Laval wins SEK 120 million energy efficiency order in Saudi Arabia
LUND, Sweden -- November 07, 2012
Alfa Laval (STO:ALFA) – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal
separation and fluid handling – has received an order to supply Alfa Laval
Packinox heat exchangers to one of the world’s largest petrochemical complexes
in Saudi Arabia. The order value is approximately SEK 120 million and delivery
is scheduled to start in 2013 and be finalized in 2014.
The Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers will be used in the catalytic
processing sections in the production of mixed Xylenes used for synthetic
nylons and PET bottles, among other things.
“The order confirms Alfa Laval's strong position as a provider of energy
efficient solutions to the refinery and petrochemical industry”, says Lars
Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group. “Our Packinox heat
exchangers have a proven track record of being the ultimate choice in these
Did you know… that the annual world production of primary petrochemicals (e.g.
olefins and aromatics) is estimated at 250 million tons? North America and
Western Europe are considered the largest petrochemical manufacturers but the
major growth in new production capacity can be found in the Middle East and
About Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialized products and
engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer,
separation and fluid handling.
The company’s equipment, systems and services are dedicated to assisting
customers in optimizing the performance of their processes. The solutions help
them to heat, cool, separate and transport products in industries that produce
food and beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch,
sugar and ethanol.
Alfa Laval’s products are also used in power plants, aboard ships, in the
mechanical engineering industry, in the mining industry and for wastewater
treatment, as well as for comfort climate and refrigeration applications.
Alfa Laval’s worldwide organization works closely with customers in nearly 100
countries to help them stay ahead in the global arena.
Alfa Laval is listed on Nasdaq OMX, and, in 2011, posted annual sales of about
SEK 28.6 billion (approx. 3.2 billion Euros). The company has today about 16
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