Alfa Laval wins SEK 90 million water treatment order in Australia
LUND, Sweden -- December 20, 2013
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid
handling – has won an order from a leading Australian energy company to supply
a unique water-treatment system for cleaning wastewater from natural gas
production. The order, booked in the Energy & Environment segment, is worth
approximately SEK 90 million and delivery is scheduled for 2014.
The unique modular water-treatment system has been designed and pre-engineered
by Alfa Laval and includes various compact heat exchangers. It will be used in
a new water-treatment facility to clean wastewater from natural gas
production. By using Alfa Laval’s compact and modular plate technology the
system will evaporate the wastewater and thereby significantly reduce the
amount of waste for disposal.
“This order reflects the increasing demand from the gas industry. It also
confirms that our unique modular water-treatment system lives up to the high
demands on performance and reliability from the major players in the
industry,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.
Did you know that… Australia is estimated to have more than 800 trillion cubic
feet of gas resources which is enough to power a city of 1 million people for
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
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For more information please contact:
Peter Torstensson Senior Vice President
Communications Alfa Laval
Tel: + 46 46 36 72 31
Mobile: +46 709 33 72 31
Investor Relations Manager Alfa Laval
Tel: +46 46 36 74 82
Mobile: +46 709 78 74 82
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