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Sep 6, 2013

Saxlund GmbH wins order for Holcim, Germany

Saxlund International GmbH has been awarded a material handling contract for secondary fuel at Holcim (Deutschland) AG’s plant in Höver, Germany.
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Saxlund International GmbH, a subsidiary of Opcon, the energy and environmental technology Group, has been awarded a material handling contract for secondary fuel at Holcim (Deutschland) AG’s plant in Höver, Germany. The Swiss group Holcim is a world leading supplier of cement and aggregates with some 80 000 employees and production plants in about 70 countries.

The scope includes the delivery of Saxlund’s solid and well-tested floor discharger systems as well as several conveyors and separation systems, all designed to handle up to 12 tonnes/hour of refuse-derived fuel (RDF). Delivery is in 2013. Total order value is close to 5 m SEK.

“We are proud to be able to help a cement industry leader like Holcim with their need for first-class material handling solutions. We have extensive knowledge of working with material handling in the cement industry and will target it even more going forward. With extensive operations in Germany, the UK, Sweden and with some 60 years of experience, we can offer innovative and well-tested solutions within most applications and we know that we can be instrumental in ensuring high availability and efficiency for our customers”, says Christoph Groffmann, Managing Director of Saxlund International GmbH.

Saxlund and SRE are leading bioenergy brands and a part of Opcon’s Renewable Energy business area and its Waste To Value initiative with a special focus on Waste Heat Recovery and bioenergy. Within the bioenergy sector, Opcon offers everything from the design of complete combined heat and power (CHP) plants to handling systems and incineration plants under the Saxlund brand. Under the SRE brand, systems are supplied for treatment and improved energy efficiency for bioenergy-powered district heating plants, sawmills, pellets producers and commercial greenhouses. The offer also includes flue gas condensation equipment for industrial activities. The Opcon Group also supplies Opcon Powerbox for production of green electricity produced from hot water or wet steam.


For further information, please contact


Niklas Johansson, vice president, Investor Relations, Opcon AB, tel. 46 8-466 45 00, 46-70-592 54 53


Opcon AB, Box 15085, 104 65 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel. 46 8-466 45 00, fax 46 8-716 76 61


The Opcon Group

Opcon is an energy and environmental technology Group that develops, produces and markets systems and products for eco-friendly, efficient and resource-effective use of energy.

Opcon has activities in Sweden, Germany and the UK. There are around 150 employees. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. The Group comprises one business area:

Renewable Energy focuses on the following areas: electricity generation based on waste heat, bioenergy-powered heating and CHP plants, pellets plants, handling systems for biomass, sludge and natural gas, industrial cooling, flue gas condensation, treatment of flue gases and air systems for fuel cells.