LUND, Sweden, Dec 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to upgrade compact heat exchangers to a nuclear power plant in France. The order, booked in the Service segment in the Process Technology division, has a value of approximately SEK 55 million and delivery is scheduled for 2017.
The Alfa Laval heat exchangers currently used for cooling applications in the power plant will be upgraded with titanium plates. The upgrade will increase the cooling capacity thereby enabling the power plant to meet the newly updated nuclear power requirements.
"I am very pleased to announce this large order for our service offering," says Svante Karlsson, President of the Process Technology division. "During 30 years, our heat exchangers have performed very well, the upgrade will increase their capacity and ensure reliable operations during the years to come."
Did you know that… close to 80 percent of the French electricity consumption is coming from Nuclear?
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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