handling – has acquired Gamajet Cleaning Systems, Inc., a leading provider of
tank cleaning machines as well as self-contained and portable cleaning systems
for the industrial and sanitary markets in North America. Gamajet, which had
sales of approximately SEK 75 million in 2011 and some 30 employees is
headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania.
Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group, comments on the
acquisition: “We have built the leading position within tank cleaning equipment
over the past 10 years. Gamajet fits very well with our ambitions and it expands
our product portfolio. It will especially extend our offer to the industrial
market and also strengthen our position in North America.”
Gamajet Cleaning Systems will be integrated into Alfa Laval. The company will be
consolidated from August 23, 2012.
Did you know that… Alfa Laval took the first step to build its tank cleaning
business in 2003 by acquiring the Danish company Toftejorg? Today the tank
cleaning business represents about SEK 300 million, including Gamajet Cleaning
About Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialized products and engineering
solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid
The company’s equipment, systems and services are dedicated to assisting
customers in optimizing the performance of their processes. The solutions help
them to heat, cool, separate and transport products in industries that produce
food and beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch, sugar
Alfa Laval’s products are also used in power plants, aboard ships, in the
mechanical engineering industry, in the mining industry and for wastewater
treatment, as well as for comfort climate and refrigeration applications.
Alfa Laval’s worldwide organization works closely with customers in nearly 100
countries to help them stay ahead in the global arena.
Alfa Laval is listed on Nasdaq OMX, and, in 2011, posted annual sales of about
SEK 28.6 billion (approx. 3.2 billion Euros). The company has today about 16 000