Tata Chemicals, Mumbai, has placed a $9 million order for heat exchangers from Alfa Laval, Lund, Sweden.
The heat exchangers will be used in evaporation systems to concentrate sea water
brine for production of table salt and concentrated brine for caustic soda production
in India. The fresh water generated during the evaporation process will be used
as process water.
Chemicals was the India's first salt manufacturer to use vacuum evaporation technology
in this process. The Tata Group has been an Alfa Laval customer for nearly four