GLV receives large-scale contracts worth almost C$39mn

GLV receives large-scale contracts worth almost C$39mn

Industry news Filtration+Separation May/June 2010 Indutrade acquires Norwegian filtration technology group Sweden’s Indutrade has signed an agreemen...

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Filtration+Separation May/June 2010

Indutrade acquires Norwegian filtration technology group Sweden’s Indutrade has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares in the Norwegian Lekang Group, which includes Lekang Maskin AS in Norway, Filterteknik Sverige AB in Sweden and Filterteknik A/S in Denmark. The Lekang Group specialises in products and services, mainly for the filtration of fluids, for industrial, marine and offshore applications in Scandinavia. In addition to system solutions for filtration and filtration equipment, the companies provide consumables such as filters and products for licence control of industrial equipment. The Lekang Group had sales of approximately SEK200

million in 2008 and in 2009, with 60 employees. “We have had strong development in recent years, but now feel it is time to take the next step in our growth. With Indutrade as our owner, we will obtain the help and support that is needed. Together we have an exciting period ahead of us,” said Egil Lekang, president of Lekang Maskin AS in Norway. Indutrade already has an established filtration business within its Industrial Components and Special Products business areas. www.indutrade.se www.lekang.com

GEA chairman in place until 2013 GEA Group AG’s supervisory board has extended Jürg Oleas’s appointment as chairman of the executive board and industrial relations director until 31 December 2013. “We are very much looking forward to continue the long-time and successful cooperation with Jürg Oleas,” said Dr Jürgen Heraeus, chairman of the GEA

Group AG supervisory board. Oleas (52) has been chairman of the GEA Group AG executive board since November 2004. GEA’s Mechanical Equipment Segment includes separators, decanters, valves, pumps and homogenizers. www.geagroup.com

FLSmidth to supply filters to the Middle East FLSmidth has won a €49.5 million order from a company in the Middle East for engineering services and equipment, including filters, for the expansion of a copper mine in the region. FLSmidth will deliver stockpile feeders, a SAG mill, ball

mills, pumps and cyclones, flotation cells, concentrate and tailings thickeners and concentrate filters for the 7 million tonnes per year capacity copper concentrator. www.flsmidth.com

GLV receives large-scale contracts worth almost C$39mn GLV Inc has been awarded new large-scale contracts worth close to C$39 million. The company’s Water Treatment Group secured a C$13.5 million order from an Australian food processing company for a system that allows the reuse of up to 3 million litres of process water per day. The Water Treatment

Group has also won two contracts, together worth C$9.7 million, for the delivery of water screening systems to Middle East companies operating in the energy and oil and gas sectors. GLV’s Pulp and Paper Group has also received C$15.5 million in orders from North American and European producers. www.glv.com

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