A Russian distillery has ordered a complete process line for dried distillers grains with solubles from Alfa Laval, worth $8.3 million.
Headquartered in Lund, Sweden, Alfa Laval
will provide various pieces of equipment such as evaporators, fluid-handling
products and decanters for 2013 delivery to the plant in Tatarstan, a central
region along the Volga. The process line will convert the distillery waste
stream into animal feed byproduct.
Since March 2010, Russian law prohibits
pollution from distilleries, making it mandatory for alcohol producers to treat
“It is truly a clean technology order that
stems from new legislation, as the solution we provide actually turns waste
into a valuable byproduct,” says Lars Renström, Alfa Laval Group president and