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Alfa laval is a leading global provider of specialized products and engineered solutions
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialized products andengineered solutions.

The company


We help customers to heat, cool, separate and transport products such as oil, water, chemicals, beverages, foodstuff, starch and pharmaceuticals.

Our corporate mission
Our corporate mission

To optimize the performance of our customers’ processes. Time and time again.

Food supplies
Food supplies

We operate in vital areas

Alfa Laval lies behind many innovations that have brought better, safer food at lower price to more people.


We operate in vital areas

Alfa Laval’s products and systems are used for rational extraction, production and distribution of energy, to create low-energy processes, to utilize surplus energy and to develop new energy alternatives.

Life science
Life science

We operate in vital areas

Alfa Laval works in hand with the pharmaceutical industry todevelop techniques for theproduction ofbetter drugs tocure more diseases.

Environment conservation
Environment conservation

We operate in vital areas

Alfa Laval helps industry to recover surplus energy, to purify waste water and industrial fluids, to minimize emissions, to handle slop oil and to convert wastes into biogas.

Water supplies
Water supplies

We operate in vital areas

Alfa Laval delivers equipment for water purification and desalination of seawater in areas where fresh water is in short supply.

We serve most industries
We serve most industries


Biotech and pharmaceutical


Engine and transport

Fluid power

Food and beverages


Industrial fermentation



Marine and diesel

Metal working

Mining and mineral processing

Oil and gas

Oil refinery


Pulp and paper

Refrigeration and air-conditioning

Semiconductor systems

Steel and coke oven gas


Wastewater treatment

Key figures 2010
Key figures 2010

MEUR (1 EUR = 9.55 SEK)

  • Order intake 2 499

  • Invoicing 2 588

  • Adj EBITA 490

  • EBITA as % of sales 18.9

  • ROCE as % 37.4

  • Average No. of employees 12 078

A global company
A global company

  • 28 Production units*

  • 70 Service centres

  • Sales companies in 55 countries

  • Other sales representation in 45 countries

* Plus a number of minor production and assembling units

Gustaf de laval 1845 1913
Gustaf de Laval (1845-1913)

“The Man of High Speeds”

  • 200 projects and inventions

  • 92 patents, including the milk separator (1878) and the steam turbine (1883)

  • Started 37 companies

Competitive strengths
Competitive strengths

  • A global company, founded in 1883

  • Highly engineered products

  • Global market leadership

  • Large customer and geographical diversification

  • Large base of installed products

  • Strong brand recognition

Key technologies
Key technologies

Heat Transfer

Energy saving solutions for heating, cooling, ventilation, evaporation and condensation


  • Plate heat exchangers

  • Air heat exchangers

  • Tubular heat exchangers

  • Scraped-surface heat exchangers

  • Purpose built systems

Key technologies1
Key technologies


Efficient separation of liquids from liquids, of particles from liquids and of fluids and solids from gases

Centrifugal separation products

  • Disc stack centrifuges

  • Decanter centrifuges

    Filtration products

  • Membranes

  • Filters and strainers

Key technologies2
Key technologies

Fluid handling

Safe transport and control of fluids


  • Pumps

  • Valves

  • Tank equipment

  • Installation material

Sales technology
Sales / Technology

Heat transfer



Fluid handling

Focus on r d
Focus on R&D

  • Constant improvements of existing products

  • New capacities, materials and functions

  • New products and technologies

  • Cooperation with customers and partners

Visit our showroom on see our newest products

Focus on r d1
Focus on R&D

  • Investment (2010): MEUR 65.4 = 2.5% of total net sales

  • 290 engineers and technicians

  • 35-40 new products annually

  • More than 300 patents related to own products

Focus on customer segments
Focus on customer segments


Supplies to companies with high demands on hygiene and security in the beverage, food, dairy, personal care, and pharmaceutical industries.

California Daires, the second largest dairy cooperative in the US, have installed 1000 Alfa Laval Tri-Clover seat valves.

Focus on customer segments1
Focus on customer segments

Comfort & Refrigeration

Supplies heat ex-changers for indoor climate control and for cooling and refrigeration.

Dutch orchid cultivator Handelskwekerij van der Weijden has a revolutionary climate control system. The system is based on air heat exchangers from Alfa Laval.

Focus on customer segments2
Focus on customer segments

Marine & Diesel

Supplies equipment and services to shipbuilders, ship owners and diesel engine manufacturers.

Alfa Laval has delivered a large amount of equipment to main shipbuilders in Korea such as Hyundai Heavy Industries, the largest shipbuilder in the world.

Focus on customer segments3
Focus on customer segments


Supplies components to manufacturers of for example diesel engines and combi gas boilers for integration in their products.

Truck manufacturer Scaniahas introduced the Alfdex Oil Mist Separator to about 15,000 of its trucks for efficient cleaning of the crankcase gases.

Focus on customer segments4
Focus on customer segments

Fluids & Utility

Supplies equipment for cleaning and temperature control of fluids for industries like the automotive, metal working and electronic industries.

Française de Mécanique in France makes 10 000 car engines a day. Centrifuges from Alfa Laval keep washing liquids clean.

Focus on customer segments5
Focus on customer segments

Process Industry

Supplies complete range of equipment for the chemical, petrochemical, paper, sugar and starch industries.

Alfa Laval’s plate heat exchangers have helped Shell Canada’s Sarnia refinery to meet low-sulphur gasoline and energy saving goals.

Focus on customer segments6
Focus on customer segments

Energy & Environment

Supplies products and systems for oil and gas extraction and energy production.

Alfa Laval supplies a broad range of equipment for offshore and refinery applications to Petrobras, Brazil's national oil and gas company.

Focus on customer segments7
Focus on customer segments

Energy & Environment

Supplies products and systems for treatment of sludge and waste water.

Italian Franchini, focusing on ecological waste disposal, rely on Alfa Laval decanters for its mobile sludge dewatering process.

Focus on customer segments8
Focus on customer segments

Food Technology

Supplies processing solutions to the dairy, beverages, food, brewery, fish, meat and vegetable oil industries.

Jain Irrigation Systems, India’s largest processor of fruits and vegetables, is equipped with the latest evaporators and decanters from Alfa Laval.

Focus on customer segments9
Focus on customer segments

Life Science

Supplies advanced solutions for applications like cell separation, sterilization and safe fluid handling to the pharmaceutical, biotech and yeast industries.

Alfa Laval separators carefully handle fragile living cells at Lonza Biologics in Portsmouth, UK.

Heat Exchanger Technology Platforms

New Product Families / Milestones


Fully Welded


Industrial Design

Semi Welded

The 1st PHE








Refrigeration heat exchanger portfolio
Refrigeration Heat exchanger Portfolio

Alfa Laval ”the World Leader”

Alfa Laval ”the World Leader”

Alfa Laval ”the Pioneer”

Plate heat


Fusion heat


Brazed heat


Alfa Laval ”the European and N-American


Alfa Laval ”European leader”

Air heat exchangers

Shell and Tube

Heat Exchangers

© Alfa Laval

Semi welded phe
Semi-Welded PHE

  • Compact

  • Lightweight

  • Low fouling, turbulent flow

  • High heat transfer rates

  • Low hold-up volume

  • Low environmental impact

  • Economical

  • Low maintenance

  • Freezing causes no damage

  • Flexible design, add/remove area

  • AISI316 & Titanium as standard

Semi welded phe installations
Semi-Welded PHE Installations

  • Breweries

  • Beverage Production

  • Wine Production

  • Bakeries

  • Meat Processing

  • Poultry Processing

  • Cold Storage

  • Humidity Control

  • Ice Rinks

  • Air Conditioning

  • CO2 Cascade

  • Heat Recovery

Space weight comparison phe s vs s t s for identical duties
Space & Weight Comparison PHE’s vs. S&T’s for Identical Duties


Total weight, drained (tons) 16 96

Total weight, operating (tons) 19 136

Maintenance area

Alfanova heat exchangers with alfafusion inside
AlfaNova™ heat exchangerswith AlfaFusion™ inside

  • 100% stainless steel* Highly corrosion resistant.* No interaction with other metals*Hermetic solution (no gaskets)* Very hygienic and safe

  • Fusion-bonding technology* High mechanical strength * Long working life

  • Alfa Laval plate pattern * High heat transfer performance in relation to size

© Alfa Laval

Alfafusion new patented technology platform
AlfaFusion™New patented technology platform

© Alfa Laval