Alfa Laval's environmental equipment takes care of municipal waste in Toronto

Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has received an order for environmental equipment from the city of Toronto for the Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant. The total value is about SEK 50 million [US$7.12 million] and includes decanter centrifuges and auxiliary equipment for treatment of wastewater sludge. The equipment is part of an upgrade of the plant's sludge thickening facilities. Delivery will take place during 2008...

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 13, 2007 -- Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has received an order for environmental equipment from the city of Toronto for the Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant. The total value is about SEK 50 million [US$7.12 million] and includes decanter centrifuges and auxiliary equipment for treatment of wastewater sludge. The equipment is part of an upgrade of the plant's sludge thickening facilities. Delivery will take place during 2008.

The need for efficient handling of wastewater and sludge is increasing worldwide. Alfa Laval supplies efficient systems to reduce the volume of wastewater. The company offers a complete product range covering the whole sludge treatment process including equipment for thickening, dewatering, heating, cooling, heat recovery, pasteurization and decanter autopilot for optimizing plant operation.

Alfa Laval (www.alfalalval.com) 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. With some 10,000 employees, the company, in 2006, posted annual sales of about SEK 20 billion (EUR 2.2 billion or US$2.85 billion).

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