Alfa Laval Wins SEK 50 Million Natural Gas Order in Australia

Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:41am EST

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LUND, Sweden--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

Alfa Laval (STO:ALFA) - a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation
and fluid handling - has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to an
LNG plant (Liquefied Natural Gas) in Australia. The order is worth approximately
SEK 50 million and delivery is scheduled to take place in 2013 and 2014. 

The Alfa Laval compact heat exchangers will be used in a new major gas
processing facility in Australia where they will recover and reuse heat in the
gas cleaning process, prior to the liquefaction. By reusing heat the compact
heat exchangers will contribute to bringing down energy consumption and CO2
emissions. 

"The natural gas cleaning process requires safe, reliable and efficient heat
exchangers. We cooperate with the biggest gas producers in the world and this
order confirms that we live up to their stringent demands", says Lars Renström,
President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group. 

Did you know that… LNG is natural gas that has been cooled down to minus 162°C
to be liquefied for transport? Australia is set to become the second largest LNG
exporter behind Qatar by 2016, according to IEA (International Energy Agency). 

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. 

www.alfalaval.com

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Gabriella Grotte
Investor Relations Manager Alfa Laval
Tel: +46 46 36 74 82
Mobile: +46 709 78 74 82
or
Peter Torstensson
Senior Vice President
Communications Alfa Laval
Tel: + 46 46 36 72 31
Mobile: +46 709 33 72 31 



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