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Alfa Laval's marine orders skyrocket in second quarter

Swedish Alfa Laval experienced a significant increase in the number of orders to shipping in the second quarter, where the sale of scrubber systems in particular picked up speed.

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Sweden's Alfa Laval emerged from the second quarter stronger than the supplier initially expected, in a period when more orders landed in the books, says CEO Tom Erixon in a comment on the report.

Orders to the company's marine division increased by 37 percent measured from the first quarter this year and close to 70 percent compared with the second quarter 2017.

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