Alfa Laval Wins SEK 60 Million Energy-Efficiency Order in the US
LUND, Sweden -- December 13, 2013
Alfa Laval (STO:ALFA) – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal
separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval OLMI
heat exchangers to a petrochemical plant in the US. The order, booked in the
Process Industry segment has a value of approximately SEK 60 million.
Deliveries are scheduled for 2014 and 2015.
The Alfa Laval OLMI heat exchangers will be used to increase the yield and
recover energy in the production of ethylene, an important ingredient for the
manufacturing of industrial chemicals and plastics products.
“This order is an example of the reindustrialization we see, driven by shale
gas,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.
Did you know… that shale gas is the major driver behind the US petrochemical
expansion? The unlocking of previously inaccessible shale gas reserves in the
US has driven down prices of the essential inputs for petrochemical
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 2012, posted annual sales of about
SEK 29.8 billion (approx. 3.5 billion Euros). The company has today about 16
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