Alfa Laval Announces $8.4 Million Indian Equipment Order

Alfa Laval—world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling—has received an order for heat exchangers, various fluid handling and tank cleaning equipment to be used in production of a major health drink brand in India. The order value is about 65 MSEK and delivery is scheduled for 2010 and 2011.

The Alfa Laval heat exchangers, pumps and tank cleaning equipment will be used in production of a malted milk hot drink produced by one of the global leading health care companies. This is Alfa Laval’s second order to the plant and with the latest expansion the production capacity will increase substantially.

“We have a leading position on the growing food market in India—a growth driven by improved living standard and thereby the increasing need for processed food,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group. “Our high quality products enable hygienic food processing which is of major importance for the food safety.”

Alfa Laval has been present in India since 1937 and about 40% of Alfa Laval’s local turnover is related to food?

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 the Nordic Exchange, Nordic Large Cap, and, in 2009, posted annual sales of about SEK 26 billion (approx. 2.45 billion Euros). The company has 11,400 employees.

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