Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply two process lines for edible oil refining in China. The order is booked in the Food Technology & Life Science segment and has a value of approximately SEK 75 million. Delivery is scheduled for 2016.
The order comprises engineering as well as various pieces of equipment, such as heat exchangers and separators, to be used in different steps of the soybean and corn oil refinery process.
“I am very pleased to announce yet another food order, this time within vegetable oil processing in China” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group. ”Food has always been an important part of our business and we see good opportunities also in the future.”
Did you know that… China is the fourth largest producer of soybean after the US, Brazil and Argentina, according to the UN Food & Agriculture Organization?
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 2014, posted annual sales of about SEK 35.1 billion (approx. 3.85 billion Euros). The company has about 18 000 employees.
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