ALPEMA® ~ membership

Membership is open to quality manufacturers of BAHXs of over 5000 kg used primarily in cryogenic applications. Members must agree to comply with the ALPEMA Constitution and Standards, play an active role in the Association and be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of quality assurance (QA).

The following companies comprise the current membership of ALPEMA.

Kobe Steel, Ltd.

Energy System Center
Takasago Equipment Plant
2-3-1, Shinhama, Arai-cho,
Takasago-Shi, Hyogo-Ken
676-8670 Japan

Kenichiro Mitsuhashi
Phone: +81 794 45 7144
Fax: +81 794 45 7238

Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd.

Thermal Energy Systems Engineering Department
1-10 Fuso-cho, Amagasaki
Hyogo Pref.
660-0891 Japan

Shozo Hotta
Manager of Cryogenic Heat Exchangers Design Group
Phone: +81 6 6489 5867
Fax: +81 6 6489 5879


Bryan Vick
Chart Energy & Chemicals, Inc

Vice President

Kenichiro Mitsuhashi
Kobe Steel, Ltd


ALPEMA®, the Brazed Aluminium Plate-Fin Heat Exchanger Manufacturers' 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.


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

Secretariat services to ALPEMA are provided by HTRI.

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