Alfa Laval Aalborg is a leading equipment and service supplier in the marine sector and a supplier of industrial products to selected key markets. The headquarters of Alfa Laval Aalborg is located in the city of Aalborg in Denmark and traces its history as a boiler engineering and manufacturing company back to 1919. From its origins as part of Aalborg Shipyard, Alfa Laval Aalborg grew to supplying marine boilers to other shipyards internationally and developed a business within supply and service of industrial and power station boilers. Since the late 1960s, Alfa Laval Aalborg has carried out boiler service around the world and opened its first subsidiary abroad in 1978. In the past decade, additional resources have been invested in strengthening the company's expertise in service and equipment supply for Floating Production Systems (the offshore market). In recent decades, Alfa Laval Aalborg has acquired several leading marine equipment companies and a couple of industrial companies. Today, Alfa Laval Aalborg is a part of the Alfa Laval Group and the world's leading marine boiler engineering company and manufacturer and a major supplier of inert gas systems, thermal fluid systems, and shell & tube heat exchangers. The global business areas are: Marine Boilers and Heat Exchangers Inert Gas Systems Thermal Fluid Systems Floating Production Systems Exhaust Gas Cleaning Water Treatment Systems Global After Sales Industrial Boilers Alfa Laval Aalborg generally designs and manufactures all its own products at its own facilities. The engineering centres are in Aalborg, Nijmegen, Rotterdam, Kobe, Rauma, Singapore, Sydney and Petrópolis while the major factories are located in China, Denmark, Brazil and Vietnam.