Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply equipment to a major brewery in Brazil. The order, booked in the Food Technology segment, has a value of approximately SEK 165 million and delivery is scheduled to start in 2014 and be finalized in 2015.
Alfa Laval will supply valves, pumps and heat exchangers to a process including fermentation, maturation, cooling, filtration, blending and storage.
“The order confirms the good development we see in the brewery business, where especially Brazil has developed well,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.
Did you know that… Brazil is actually the third largest beer producer after China and the US?
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 2012, posted annual sales of about SEK 29.8 billion (approx. 3.5 billion Euros). The company has today about 16 400 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 GrotteInvestor Relations ManagerAlfa Laval Tel: +46 46 36 74 82Mobile: +46 709 78 74 82