Alfa Laval delivers 13 processing lines to vegetable and tropical oils plant
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has received an order for 13 state-of-the-art processing lines for a refining and modification plant for vegetable and tropical oils. The total value is about SEK 110 million.
The processing lines will be used for refining and modification of seed oils and tropical oils by the Ilyichevsk Oils & Fats Industrial Complex in the Ukraine. Delivery will take place during 2006 and 2007. Counting the number of process lines and possibilities to produce various products the plant is the biggest of its kind in the Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Processing oils and fats makes it possible to have a large range of products that are ready for use in the different food industries. It also ensures that quality is retained during storage and transport to final application. Alfa Laval in vegetable oil In December 2004 Alfa Laval released its new fats modification package, including components and complete solutions for different oils and fats processes like fractionation, hydrogenation, and interesterification. Besides offering systems and individual components for oils and fats modification Alfa Laval has a team of specialists who focus on design and engineering projects. Editor’s notes: 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 Stockholm Exchange and, in 2005, posted annual sales of about SEK 16 billion (approx. 1.8 billion euros). The company has some 9,400 employees. For further information, please visit the Alfa Laval website at www.alfalaval.com. For more information please contact: Peter Torstensson Vice President, Communications Alfa Laval Tel: + 46 46 36 72 31 Mobile: +46 46 709 33 72 31 Mikael Sjöblom Investor Relations Alfa Laval Tel: +46 46 36 74 82 Mobile: +46 709 78 74 82