Alfa Laval launches sustainable solutions at CPO day, Suratthani

Alfa Laval – a global supplier to the palm oil industries – presents new solutions using decanter to recover palm oil from empty fruit bunch liquor (EFBL) and a variety of innovations with focus on high yield and sustainability at the Alfa Laval Crude Palm Oil (CPO) Day, Suratthani on 10th September 2014.

Themed as “Alfa Laval – Innovations and Sustainability in Palm Oil Milling”, the seminar attracts over 70 palm oil milling plant operators to sign up. “Thailand is one of the major palm oil players within the region, with the expansion plan of palm oil mills,” says Koray Chong, Managing Director of Alfa Laval Thailand, “and Alfa Laval leverages on our innovative palm oil value chain providing not only high-end components but also complete, sustainable solutions to the industry”.

Alfa Laval has for many decades provided the technologies, experience,engineering capabilities and after sales support that enable players in the palm oil and vegetable oil industries to operate their key processes at maximum efficiency with best product yield and minimum environmental impact.

Offerings range from complete process solutions to individual components and after sales services for maximum reliability and uptime.

“Ever since the 1960’s, Alfa Laval has pioneered the processing technology of palm oil, transforming the business landscape from smaller soap-making activities to include modern commercial-scale facilities for cooking oil,” says Seppo Hyvonen, Regional Manager 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, after the acquisition of Frank Mohn AS, about 18 000 employees.

For more information please contact:

Liew Seng Fook, Regional Manager, Palm oil mill technology, Mobile + +6019 381 1199,
Zay Aw, Communications Manager, Southeast Asia, Mobile +60 17 3699 628,
Daphney Tai, Communications Executive, Southeast Asia, Mobile +6017 795 1015,

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