Alfa Laval focuses on energy optimization, environmental protection and food production through our technological leadership in heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. With more than 1900 patents, we provide worldwide solutions in areas that are vital to society both today and for the future.
With the vision of creating better everyday conditions for people, Alfa Laval has developed products since 1883. The world is increasingly focused on saving energy and protecting the environment. Alfa Laval is committed to those goals. Our products are involved in treating water, reducing carbon emissions and minimizing water and energy consumption, as well as heating, cooling, separating and transporting food. These areas represent the core of Alfa Laval’s expertise.
Alfa Laval is a leading global supplier of products and solutions for heat transfer, separation and fluid handling through our key products – heat exchangers, separators, pumps and valves. We currently play a vital role in areas that are crucial for society, such as energy optimization, environmental protection and food production.
Alfa Laval’s products are used in the manufacturing of food, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch, sugar and ethanol. We are also used in nuclear power, onboard vessels; and in the engineering sector, mining industry and refinery sector as well as treating wastewater and creating a comfortable indoor climate.
Good ideas lay the groundwork for profitable development. These good ideas combined with the company’s pioneering spirit have contributed to Alfa Laval’s strong global presence.
The company is known for focusing on innovation and new ways of thinking since its inception. Alfa Laval makes continuous and consistent investments designed to build, strengthen and develop the company’s global market leadership.
Alfa Laval currently holds more than 1900 patents, and invests approximately 2.5 percent of its sales in research and development launching between 35 and 40 new products every year.
Alfa Laval’s worldwide organization helps customers in nearly 100 countries to optimize their processes. We have 28 major production units (15 in Europe, 8 in Asia, 4 in the US and 1 in Latin America).
The company has some 16 000 employees, the majority of whom are located in Sweden, Denmark, India, China, the US and France.
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