Saxlund International Ltd. wins another order for Anglian Water, UK

Saxlund International Ltd., a UK subsidiary of Opcon the energy and environmental technology Group, has received yet an order for their innovative bulk material handling and storage to another one of Anglian Water’s wastewater treatment facilities for delivery in 2013.

Anglian Water is the largest water and wastewater company in England and Wales, operating over 1,200 water and wastewater treatment works servicing more than six million domestic and business customers in the eastern counties of England.

The new order for the Canwick STW in Lincolnshire follows the two orders taken shortly before Christmas 2012 for the Marston STW and Harwich & Dovercourt STW, also for delivery 2013. In total Saxlund has now won five contracts for Anglian Water since they developed and delivered the first system for storage of sewage sludge cake at Anglian Water’s Thetford satellite water treatment works in 2012.

“Our extensive experience as a market leader in sludge handling and bulk solid handling with more than 60 years’ experience across numerous industry sectors was fundamental in securing more work with Anglian Water.

We are proud to be able to help Anglian Water with their commitment to reshape its business around a low-carbon model”, says Matt Drew, Managing Director of Saxlund International Ltd.

Saxlund and SRE are leading bioenergy brands and a part of Opcon’s Renewable Energy business area and its Waste To Value initiative with a special focus on Waste Heat Recovery and bioenergy. Within the bioenergy sector, Opcon offers everything from the design of complete combined heat and power (CHP) plants to handling systems and incineration plants under the Saxlund brand. Under the SRE brand, systems are supplied for treatment and improved energy efficiency for bioenergy-powered district heating plants, sawmills, pellets producers and commercial greenhouses. The offer also includes flue gas condensation equipment for industrial activities as well as drying systems for biomass. The Opcon Group also supplies Opcon Powerbox for production of green electricity produced from hot water or wet steam.

For further information, please contact
Niklas Johansson, vice president, Investor Relations, Opcon AB, tel. +46 8-466 45 00,+46-70-592 54 53

Opcon AB, Box 15085, 104 65 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel. +46 8-466 45 00, fax+46 8-716 76 61

The Opcon Group

Opcon is an energy and environmental technology Group that develops, produces and markets systems and products for eco-friendly, efficient and resource-effective use of energy.

Opcon has activities in Sweden, Germany and the UK. There are around 150 employees. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. The Group comprises one business area:

Renewable Energy focuses on the following areas: electricity generation based on waste heat, bioenergy-powered heating and CHP plants, pellets plants, drying of biomass, handling systems for biomass, sludge and natural gas, industrial cooling, flue gas condensation, treatment of flue gases and air systems for fuel cells.


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