Alfa Laval receives an order from a major paper mill in India
Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has received an order from Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) for an evaporation plant. The order value is about SEK 65 million and the delivery of the equipment is planned for 2007.
The order is the second one from TNPL. The first similar plant supplied to the customer had a capacity of 170 tons water evaporation per hour. The second stage holds double capacity. Alfa Laval has supplied more than 200 Evaporation plants in India for varied applications across the Industry. In India the company’s presence in evaporation technology is well established in paper industry, distilleries and pharmacy. 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 16.5 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