Alfa Laval (STO:ALFA) – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Framo pumping systems to an offshore oil platform in the UK. The order, booked in the Marine & Offshore Pumping Systems segment, has a value of approximately SEK 100 million and delivery is scheduled for 2016.
The order comprises fire water pumping systems for an oil platform operated by Maersk Oil which is located outside Aberdeen in the North Sea.
Framo has supplied hydraulic driven firewater pumps to the UK section of the North Sea for nearly 40 years.
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, oil and gas exploration, 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 2014, posted annual sales of about SEK 35.1 billion (approx. 3.85 billion Euros). The company has about 18,000 employees.