LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil. The order has a value of approximately SEK 125 million. It was booked late June in the Food Systems unit of the Food & Water Division, with deliveries scheduled for 2018.
The Alfa Laval process solution includes various pieces of equipment such as high speed separators and heat exchangers which will be installed in a plant where soybeans will be refined to consumer oils. The order also includes a service agreement.
“I am very pleased to announce this large order from one of the biggest agribusiness cooperatives in Latin America,” says Nish Patel, President of the Food & Water Division. “Our proven technology is reliable and efficient and meet the high demands from customers in the food industry.”
Did you know that… Alfa Laval will establish a Food & Water competence centre in Søborg, Denmark, with focus on research & development and engineering & supply?
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, oil and gas exploration, 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 2016, posted annual sales of about SEK 35.6 billion (approx. 3.77 billion Euros). The company has about 17 000 employees.
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