LUND, Sweden, 09-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply a solution encompassing various pieces of equipment to a vegetable oil plant in Russia. The order, booked in the Food Technology & Life Science segment, has a value of approximately SEK 55 million and delivery is scheduled for 2017.
The order comprises the delivery of equipment such as high speed separators, heat exchangers and pumps. The Alfa Laval equipment will be used to process sunflower, rapeseed, soya bean and corn oil into refined oil and edible lecithin for further use within the farm and food industries.
”I am very happy to announce this large vegetable oil order in Russia,” says Svante Karlsson, President of the Process Technology division in Alfa Laval. “The order includes a wide range of products which proves our strong position as a trustworthy supplier to the food industry.”
Did you know that… Russia is the world’s biggest consumer and second biggest producer of sun seed oil, according to ISTA Mielke GmbH?
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 2015, posted annual sales of about SEK 39.7 billion (approx. 4.25 billion Euros). The company has about 17 500 employees.
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