LUND, Sweden, Mar 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a petrochemical plant in China. The order value is approximately SEK 155 million and it is booked in the Welded Heat Exchangers unit of the Energy Division. Deliveries are scheduled for 2017 and 2018.
The heat exchangers will be used to recover energy in the production process of mixed xylene, an important ingredient for the manufacturing of industrial chemicals and plastics products.
"Energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important factor to meet the growing energy demand. Our compact heat exchangers can meet the tough demands of different industrial processes, offering a reliable solution while also saving energy," says Susanne Pahlén Åklundh, President of the Energy Division.
Did you know that… in this application,one single Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchanger can replace up to four of the largest tubular heat exchangers, making it a very compact and energy efficient solution?
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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