Alfa Laval opens a new manufacturing center in Italy, part of Industry 4.0 strategy
LUND, Sweden, Oct.27, 2021 / PRNewswire /
Alfa Laval recently opened a brand new manufacturing site in San Bonifacio, Italy, for the production of welded heat exchangers. The new, highly advanced facility includes customer research and training areas and will primarily supply heat exchangers to customers in Europe.
The plant in Italy, which opened in late September, is Alfa Laval's most modern and sustainable production facility to date, with rooftop solar panels providing electricity. It has a digital warehouse management system to monitor the flow of materials and goods, an advanced automated production setup, an on-site training center and a new research and development laboratory. innovative products for heat pump, air conditioning and refrigeration.
“The new factory marks an important step in our strategy to move towards Industry 4.0 and make manufacturing smarter and more efficient across the entire production chain,” said Mikael Tydén, President of the Manufacturing Division. Alfa Laval operations. "With these state-of-the-art facilities, we are better equipped to meet the needs of our customers and, with them, we will drive the development of the product range of tomorrow."
Did you know ... Industry 4.0 is all about integrating smart digital technology and manufacturing, with a focus on automation, machine learning and real-time data to take production to the next level ?
Quick Facts: Alfa Laval San Bonifacio
Total site area = 31,000 m2
Production and logistics area = 13,400 m2
Office and laboratory area = 6,000 m2
Certifications: ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 and 50001, 55001 PED, ASME and UL
It's Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval is a global leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid processing, and is active in the energy, marine and food and water industries, offering its experience, its products and services to a wide range of industries in over 100 countries. . The company is committed to streamlining processes, fostering responsible growth and advancing to help its customers achieve their business and sustainability goals.
Alfa Laval's innovative technologies are dedicated to the purification, refining and reuse of materials, promoting a more responsible use of natural resources. They help improve energy efficiency and heat recovery, improve water treatment and reduce emissions. In this way, Alfa Laval not only accelerates the success of its customers, but also that of people and the planet. Making the world better, every day.
Alfa Laval has 16,700 employees. Annual sales in 2020 were SEK 41.5 billion (around € 4 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
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