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 to supply equipment for a complete process line to a vegetable oil refining plant in Brazil. The order, booked in the Food Technology segment has a value of approximately SEK 50 million and delivery is scheduled for 2014 and 2015.
The Alfa Laval equipment includes various heat exchangers, mixers and separators which will be installed in a process plant for edible oil production as well as oil pre-treatment for biodiesel production.
“This order reflects the good growth we see in Brazil – and it also confirms our strong position as a reliable supplier of process solutions to the vegetable oil industry,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.
Did you know that… according to the US Department of Agriculture, Brazil is estimated to overtake the US as the world’s largest producer of soybean during 2014? Their estimates upgraded the Brazilian crop (to be harvested early in 2014) to 88 million tonnes, which is 3 million tonnes ahead of the US forecasted output.
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 2013, posted annual sales of about SEK 29.9 billion (approx. 3.45 billion Euros). The company has today about 16 300 employees.
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