Alfa Laval’s innovative technologies presented at TSCC 25 years

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – is one of the official partners of the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce events at CentralWorld, Eden 1, Thailand.

From October 24 to 26, the company will showcase innovative technologies that help people around the world, and specifically Thailand, by creating better everyday conditions within the area of energy, environment and food.

“Alfa Laval was established in Thailand in 1983, a century after it was founded in Sweden in 1883 with the invention of the world’s first milk and cream separator. As key manufacturer of the three key technologies - heat transfer, separation and fluid-handling, we help in industrial processes that are crucial for society, helping our customers optimize their processes to reduce energy use, protect the environment, and make food and pharmaceutical production safer,” says Koray Chong, Managing Director of Alfa Laval Thailand.

Celebrating its 31st anniversary this year in Thailand, Alfa Laval in Thailand provides equipment and services used to heat, cool, separate and transport products including oil, water, chemicals, beverages, foodstuffs, starch and pharmaceuticals.

“Our vision to create better everyday conditions for people everywhere, has encouraged us to constantly develop innovative solutions to food, environment and energy,” says Chong, “CentralWorld, the venue of the event, is a brilliant example of Alfa Laval’s innovation for sustainability.”

In tall buildings like CentralWorld, Bangkok, the static head creates a pressure that may exceed what the chiller condenser or room air conditioners can handle. Alfa Laval plate heat exchanger will then split the circuit in order to keep the pressure at an acceptable level. There are 3 units of MX25, Alfa Laval gasketed plate heat exchangers, as pressure interceptors in CentralWorld Bangkok to help protect chillers and air condition units from excessive pressure – enabling the building to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature while maximizing energy efficiency and sustainability.

Another 3 units of M15-B, Alfa Laval gasketed plate heat exchangers are installed in CentralWorld as condenser protector, which create an indirect system as an intermediate heat exchanger to protect the vulnerable condensers from corrosion-causing chlorides fouling impurities and biological activities in the water, so that the condensers need less maintenance and have longer lifespan.

A real-life gasketed plate heat exchanger will be displayed in Alfa Laval booth, which is located at Eden 1, CentralWorld, booth No. A3.

“We see this Swedish trade event organized by Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce as an excellent opportunity to introduce what we do in Alfa Laval to and further strengthen our position in Thailand”, summarizes Koray Chong.

Did you know that:

  • More than half of the 60 million tons of starch produced in the world every year comes from Alfa Laval’s products and solutions.
  • 50 per cent energy use reduction made possible for food and fruit processing plants using pumps from Alfa Laval
  • Alfa Laval holds 1900 patents today and launches 35 to 40 new products every year

About Alfa Laval Thailand

Alfa Laval Thailand is part of Alfa Laval Southeast Asia. The company has been present in Thailand since 1983 to focus on servicing the growing domestic markets in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos - in various sectors including dairy, starch, fruit processing, latex, crude palm oil, sugar, chemical, pharmaceutical, refinery, refrigeration, building service, power, etc.

Currently in Thailand Alfa Laval has the head sales office in Bangkok, one service centre near

Bangkok and one service centre in Hat Yai. Recently, Alfa Laval has also been involved in alternative energy business as well as energy saving business in Thailand. We supply both key components and turn-key plants.

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 Southeast Asia consists of 5 sales companies in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines and a sales organization in Vietnam, 10 service centres, 1 distribution centre and an Engineering and Supply service.

Alfa Laval is listed on Nasdaq OMX, and, in 2013, posted annual sales of about SEK 29.8 billion (approx. 3.5 billion Euros). The company has today, after the acquisition of Frank Mohn AS about 17 500 employees.

For more information, please contact:

Zay Aw, Communications Manager, Southeast Asia
Alfa Laval Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Daphney Tai, Communications Executive, Southeast Asia
Alfa Laval Malaysia Sdn Bhd

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