ALPEMA ~ aims and objectives

Aims and Objectives

ALPEMA was formed to

  • promote the broader use of brazed aluminium plate-fin heat exchangers (BAHXs) in existing and new markets
  • harmonize the standards concerning their general design, construction and application
  • promote and improve the safety and quality of BAHXs at manufacture and in service
  • promote R&D on BAHXs.

It is the policy of ALPEMA Members to comply with all antitrust laws and trade regulations applicable to their business and operation.

It is the policy of ALPEMA Members to comply with all laws and regulations applicable to their business and operation concerning prohibitions against bribery of public officials and private sector employees.

History

The major manufacturers started meeting in 1989 and formed a formal association at the end of 1991. The association was registered in Japan and Europe in 1992. The first edition of the ALPEMA standards was published in 1994, the second edition in 2000 and the third edition in 2010.

About

ALPEMA, the Brazed Aluminium Plate-Fin Heat Exchanger Manufacturer's Association represents the world's five major manufacturers of brazed aluminium plate-fin heat exchangers (BAHXs). These are very compact exchangers built to a high specification for use in air separation plants and a wide range of other petrochemical and refrigeration applications. The Association has developed a set of standards for the manufacture, installation and safe operation of BAHXs.

Contact

For further information or to give your views, contact

John Thome
ALPEMA Chairman
Tel : +41 (0)21 693 59 81
Fax : +41 (0)21 693 59 60
E-mail: johnthomeinc@gmail.com

Secretariat services to ALPEMA are provided by IHS.