LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alfa Laval (STO:ALFA) – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to an integrated refinery-petrochemical complex in the Middle East. The order, booked in the Process Industry segment, is worth approximately SEK 65 million and delivery is scheduled for 2014 and 2015.
The Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers will be included in a process to remove non-desirable substances, such as sulfur, from the feed stock.
“This order confirms the continuous investments in energy-efficiency we see in the process industry. Our Packinox heat exchanger has a proven performance and is a perfect fit for the demanding applications in the refinery and petrochemical industries,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.
Did you know that… an Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchanger can handle temperatures up to 550 degrees Celsius, can be up to 25 meters high and still it is more compact than the competing, traditional shell-and-tube technology?
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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