Alfa Laval Continues to Expand Its Product Portfolio – Acquires Leading Niche Company in The US


Regulatory News:

Alfa Laval (ALFA.ST) – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal
separation and fluid handling – has acquired the US based company Vortex
Systems, a leading manufacturer of innovative mixing and blending
solutions for the oil gas industry.

Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group, comments on
the acquisition: “The acquisition of Vortex Systems will further
strengthen our offering to the interesting oil and gas industry, both
for onshore and offshore applications.”

Vortex Systems had sales of approximately SEK 100 million in 2011 and
about 20 employees at its location in Huston, Texas, USA.

The intention is to integrate Vortex Systems into Alfa Laval. The
company will be consolidated into Alfa Laval from June 30, 2012.

Did you know that… Alfa Laval with the acquisition of Vortex Systems.
has acquired 32 companies during the last 6 years representing about SEK
8.5 billion in sales at the time of the acquisition?

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

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.

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