LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Alfa Laval (STO:ALFA) – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order for compact heat exchangers to a nuclear power plant in Russia. The order, booked in Energy & Environment segment late December, has a value of approximately SEK 90 million and delivery is scheduled to start in 2014 and be finalized in 2016.
The Alfa Laval heat exchangers will be used in safety systems for cooling the reactor units in the nuclear power plant, to ensure reliable operation.
“This order reflects the good demand we have seen for power applications for some time now, and it also confirms the good general activity level in Russia,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.
Did you know that… Russia is the third-largest generator of nuclear power in the world and the second country in the world in terms of number of reactors under construction in 2012, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency?
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, 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 2012, posted annual sales of about SEK 29.8 billion (approx. 3.5 billion Euros). The company has today about 16 400 employees.
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