LUND, Sweden, May 02, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to a refinery in China. The order has a value of approximately SEK 210 million. It is booked in the Welded Heat Exchangers unit of the Energy Division, with deliveries scheduled for 2018.
The heat exchangers will be used to recover energy and to increase the yield in the refinery.
"I am pleased to announce this large order for our energy-efficient compact heat exchangers," says Susanne Pahlén Åklundh, President of the Energy Division. "We have a wide range of reliable products that are more than qualified to meet the tough demands from customers in the refinery and petrochemical industries."
Did you know that in this application compact heat exchangers (such as spiral and welded plate heat exchangers) are up to 50 percent more energy-efficient than the traditional shell-and-tube heat exchangers?
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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