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Alfa Laval wins SEK 50 million natural gas order in the U.S.

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to a Liquefied Natural Gas plant (LNG), for processing of shale gas in the U.S. The order, booked in the Energy & Environment segment, is worth approximately SEK 50 million and delivery is scheduled for 2014.


The Alfa Laval compact heat exchangers will be used in a new gas processing facility where they will recover and reuse heat in the gas cleaning process resulting in an energy-efficient process.

“This is the second large order this year for this specific gas processing facility. The order confirms that we meet the high demands for reliable equipment from the oil and gas industry”, says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.

Did you know that… Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates the U.S. has 2,203 trillion cubic feet of potential natural gas resources, giving America a nearly 100-year supply?

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 Nasdaq OMX, and, in 2011, posted annual sales of about SEK 28.6 billion (approx. 3.2 billion Euros). The company has today about 16 000 employees.


For more information please contact:
Peter Torstensson
Senior Vice President, Communications
Alfa Laval
Tel: + 46 46 36 72 31
Mobile: +46 709 33 72 31

Gabriella Grotte
Investor Relations Manager
Alfa Laval
Tel: +46 46 36 74 82
Mobile: +46 709 78 74 82


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