2023-05-18 Product news

Alfa Laval expands capacity for brazed plate heat exchangers to support the global energy transition

As part of previously announced* capacity investments, Alfa Laval Business Unit Brazed & Fusion Bonded Heat Exchangers announces that it will increase its production of brazed plate heat exchangers to meet increasing demand in the ongoing global energy transition.

“Our intention is to keep pace with our customers and the market demand generated by the new energy landscape,” says Malgorzata Moczynska, President Business Unit Brazed & Fusion Bonded Heat Exchangers. “We are also investing in our core competencies and product innovation. We look forward to welcoming new colleagues to our new facilities.”

Alfa Laval continues to strengthen its worldwide manufacturing of brazed plate heat exchangers by extensive capacity expansion in the factories in San Bonifacio (Italy), JiangYin (China), Ronneby (Sweden) and Richmond (USA). The investment also includes expansion into additional buildings on the current sites in Italy, China and Sweden.

“The new factories mark important milestones in our strategy to move towards making manufacturing both smarter and more efficient across the entire supply chain,” says Massimo Balestrini, Product Group President BHE/FHE.” With increased capacity, we are better equipped to meet our customers’ needs for sustainable solutions, and together with them we will drive the development of tomorrow’s product range.”

Brazed plate heat exchangers

Alfa Laval copper-brazed plate heat exchangers are a compact, efficient and maintenance free solution for heating, cooling, evaporation and condensing in numerous applications including heat pumps. Each unit is designed for duty optimization, with a range of unique features that ensure both superior thermal performance and maximum reliability. This enables the longest possible service life – even under conditions with extremely high design pressures. An ideal solution for use with natural refrigerants, thanks to the compact footprint, optimized plate design and high design pressure.

This is Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval is a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and is active in the areas of Energy, Marine, and Food & Water, offering its expertise, products, and service to a wide range of industries in some 100 countries. The company is committed to optimizing processes, creating responsible growth, and driving progress to support customers in achieving their business goals and sustainability targets.

Alfa Laval’s innovative technologies are dedicated to purifying, refining, and reusing materials, promoting more responsible use of natural resources. They contribute to improved energy efficiency and heat recovery, better water treatment, and reduced emissions. Thereby, Alfa Laval is not only accelerating success for its customers, but also for people and the planet. Making the world better, every day.

Alfa Laval has 20,300 employees. Annual sales in 2022 were SEK 52.1 billion (approx. EUR 4.9 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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For further information, please contact:

Malgorzata Moczynska


Business Unit Brazed & Fusion Bonded Heat Exchangers, Energy Division

Phone: +39 338 672 136 6

E-mail: malgorzata.moczynska@alfalaval.com


Therese Tonning

Marketing & Communications Manager

Business Unit Brazed & Fusion Bonded Heat Exchangers, Energy Division

Phone: +46 708 47 72 09

E-mail: therese.tonning@alfalaval.com

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