Alfa Laval to supply energy efficient compact heat exchangers to a refinery and petrochemical plant in China

Alfa Laval to supply energy efficient compact heat exchangers to a refinery and petrochemical plant in China

LUND, 24-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval to supply compact heat exchangers to a refinery and petrochemical plant in China. Winning an order worth approximately SEK 100 million. The order is booked in the Welded Heat Exchangers unit of the Energy Division.

Alfa Laval compact heat exchangers, which are up to 50 percent more efficient than traditional technology built on shell-and-tube heat exchangers, will be used to recover and reuse heat in the heavy fractions in the refinery, which produces both transportation fuels and feedstock for petrochemical production. Deliveries are scheduled for 2020.

Susanne Pahlén Åklundh, President of the Energy Division, commented: “Our compact heat exchangers are well suited for the demanding processes in refineries and the petrochemical industry. They are reliable and efficient and contribute to huge energy savings which has an impact on our customers’ bottom line. Saving energy also saves a lot of CO2 emissions which is beneficial to the society.”

About Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval is a world leading provider of specialized products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling.

Alfa Laval’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.

The company’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 is present in nearly 100 countries and employs about 17, 200 professionals. The company is listed on Nasdaq OMX. In 2018, Alfa Laval posted annual sales of about SEK 40.7 billion (approx. 4.0 billion Euros).

Media contact:

Peter Torstensson
Senior Vice President, Communications
Alfa Laval
Tel: + 46 46 36 72 31
Mobile: +46 709 33 72 31

SOURCE: Alfa Laval

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