Alfa Laval Automation
Founded in 1955, as the company Elektronlund in the town of Malmö, Sweden. The company grew through different mergers and name changes (Satt Electronics, Ahlsell Control, SattControl and Alfa Laval Automation) to one of the major players of process automation and control in Europe. In the early 70’s, this company developed and launched the first programmable controller in Europe, the PBS system.
Merged with Alfa Laval in 1986 to form its Automation Company. Alfa Laval Automation has always been at the front end of technology and launched in the early 90’ the successful Object Oriented DCS system SattLine. Merged with ABB in August 1998. Alfa Laval Automation innovations, creativity and knowledge is still an important driving force in the latest ABB technologies.