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Alfa Laval joins multinational companies group of I+E Foundation

The Swedish company, leader in heat transfer, separation and fluid management technologies, joins the commitment to attract investments promoting innovation in Spain

The I+E Innovation Spain Foundation announces the incorporation of Alfa Laval Ibérica to its board of trustees. The subsidiary of the Swedish company thus joins the list of companies that make up this entity, all of them with a long presence in Spain and committed to attracting investments that promote innovation, industry, and employment in our country.

Present in Spain since 1958, Alfa Laval is a global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions in the areas of Energy, Marine, Food and Water. The company offers a broad portfolio of innovative technologies aimed at reducing energy consumption and emissions in a wide range of industries and processes. Its solutions manage to minimize waste and optimize the use of natural resources in the production of food and beverages, as well as purify and reuse water. At the same time, Alfa Laval puts all its experience, knowledge and resources into innovating and creating new solutions for the future, which help accelerate the transition to a cleaner and more sustainable world. With its incorporation into the I+E Foundation, the Swedish company is reinforcing the work of dialogue and collaboration with institutions and with economic and social agents in matters of innovation, industrialization, education, and employment.

“For Alfa Laval is proud to become part of the I+E Foundation, and to be able to join the rest of the companies already part of it, all of them leaders in their sectors and with a strong commitment to Innovation, as a driving force for the creation of added value and generation of wealth and quality employment in Spain. Our intention is to put all our resources and knowledge at the disposal of the Foundation to achieve these objectives, with a very important focus on innovation aimed at developing new solutions that accelerate the ecological transition," underlines Javier Ortiz, general director of Alfa Laval Iberia.”

“For us it is a satisfaction to have a company like Alfa Laval, solidly committed to innovation at the service of a more sustainable world and society. Your incorporation into the I+E Foundation will significantly help us advance our goal of accelerating innovation cycles in Spain and promoting investments that strengthen our industrial fabric, facilitate the transfer of knowledge, and promote the generation of wealth and quality employment. ", emphasizes Andrés Vicente, president of Ericsson Iberia and the I+E Foundation.
The four pillars on which Alfa Laval contributes to sustainable development focus on energy efficiency, clean energy, circular economy, and sustainable food. Its products and technologies are part of projects in data centres, green hydrogen generation, zero landfill (ZLD), energy storage or alternative proteins, among others.
The identity of Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval, global Swedish company, leader in heat transfer, separation, and fluid management technologies, in the areas of Energy, Marine, Food and Water. Our knowledge and experience, our products and service cover a wide range of industries in more than 100 countries. We are committed to optimizing the performance of our clients' processes, creating responsible growth, and fostering progress. Our purpose is to exceed the expectations of our clients so that they achieve their business and environmental objectives.
Alfa Laval has 21,321 employees. Its annual sales in 2023 were 5.7 billion euros. The company is listed on the Nasdaq OMX stock exchange.

Alfa Laval Iberia has a presence in the Iberian Region (since 1958 in Spain and since 1985 in Portugal) and has commercial offices in Madrid, Lisbon, and Córdoba, as well as an Advanced Service Centre in Algete (Madrid).

About the I+E Foundation
Spanish Innovation Foundation (I+E Foundation) is an entity made up of leading multinational companies in their sectors, from different countries, with a solid presence and commitment to Spain, both from an investment point of view and as a generator of added value, knowledge, and quality employment. It is currently made up of Alfa Laval, Alstom, ArcelorMittal, bp, Deloitte, Dow, Ericsson, HP, IBM, and Pfizer.

Its main objectives are: to act as a reference interlocutor before the social and economic agents of the country in matters of Innovation, Industrialization, Education, Employment and policies to attract investments; promote long-term investments in Spain, which generate value, qualified employment, fiscal footprint and intellectual and industrial property for the country, promoting the development of talent and contributing to the progress of our economic and productive model; and disseminate the role of multinationals committed to Spain, as ambassadors of our country to its corporations and as generators of knowledge and energizers of the business and industrial fabric.