Alfa Laval adds to aquaculture portfolio

Alfa Laval has acquired LiftUP, a Norwegian supplier of waste extraction techniques for fish farms.
Located outside Bergen on the west coast of Norway, LiftUP manufactures, sells and installs pumps and cleansing equipment for the elimination of lifeless fish, waste and sludge from open fish cages. Elements compressed waste is stored in tanks which are shipped to a biogas facility, the place it is converted to renewable energy and a high-grade fertilizer.
Lost enhances Alfa Laval Framo’s AquaStream pumping system which brings up contemporary low temperature water with high oxygen ranges (from round 25m depth) and creates a perfect sea current, providing conditions much like deep fjords.
LiftUP, which had revenues of NOK75 million in 2020, will now be a part of Alfa Laval’s Pumping Systems business unit within the Marine Division.
“This acquisition is a priceless addition to our sustainable aquaculture portfolio, expanding our providing of fish farming options that increases each the productiveness and economic attractiveness of fish farming solutions whereas lowering its impression on the surroundings,” said Sameer Kalra, president of Alfa Laval’s Marine Division.
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