Alfa Laval has acquired LiftUP, a Norwegian provider of waste extraction methods for fish farms.
Located outside Bergen on the west coast of Norway, LiftUP manufactures, sells and installs pumps and cleansing tools for the removal of useless fish, waste and sludge from open fish cages. เกจวัดแรงดัน300psi compressed waste is stored in tanks which are shipped to a biogas facility, where it is transformed to renewable energy and a high-grade fertilizer.
The LiftUP system enhances Alfa Laval Framo’s AquaStream pumping system which brings up recent low temperature water with excessive oxygen ranges (from round 25m depth) and creates a perfect sea present, providing circumstances just like deep fjords.
LiftUP, which had revenues of NOK75 million in 2020, will now be part of Alfa Laval’s Pumping Systems business unit within the Marine Division.
“This acquisition is a useful addition to our sustainable aquaculture portfolio, increasing our providing of fish farming solutions that will increase both the productiveness and economic attractiveness of fish farming options whereas reducing its impact on the setting,” said Sameer Kalra, president of Alfa Laval’s Marine Division.