Thermal Energy International Inc. has formed a strategic alliance with Alfa Laval Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alfa Laval AB in Sweden to market integrated Renewable Energy and environmental solutions to industry.OTTAWA, Canada – July 8, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] The agreement anticipates Alfa Laval introducing Thermal Energy and its advanced energy recovery and air pollution control solutions to their established industrial customer base. In return, Thermal Energy has agreed to preferentially design and integrate Alfa Laval’s advanced heat exchanger products into the specific energy recovery solution to be implemented for the customer. This collaboration is seen by both companies as a response to an increasing demand by industry for advanced manufacturing processes, coupled with improved efficiency, reduced energy consumption and cost effective air pollution control. Alfa Laval was founded in 1899 in Canada and is headquartered in Scarborough, Ontario. Alfa Laval AB is a leading global provider of specialized products and engineered solutions. Alfa Laval AB has 9500 dedicated people in almost 100 countries, and sells its products to more than 20,000 customers including BASF, Bayer, BP, Heineken, and Tetra Laval. In 2001, Alfa Laval AB reported worldwide sales of US$1.75 billion. “We are pleased to ally with Thermal Energy International to promote Thermal Energy and Alfa Laval superior waste flue gas energy recovery and air pollution control solutions to our customers. Thermal Energy’s Renewable Energy products and technology solutions will complement and expand our capabilities. This alliance is a win-win for both ourselves and our customers, as the optimum solution can now be integrated to cost-effectively address their industrial process, production, automation, heat recovery, and air pollution mitigation needs,” said Mohamed Abid, Applications & Products Specialist, Process Technology Division, Alfa Laval Inc. Thermal Energy has a 15-year history of developing and providing both unique and cost effective combined energy recovery and air pollution control technology solutions for a variety of industrial process applications. Lately, Thermal Energy has been receiving increased interest from several industries including pulp and paper, food and beverage, automotive, and petrochemical sectors to recover high value heat from multiple stack sources while reducing regulated air pollutant emissions.