For more than 75 years, APV has provided customers worldwide with the latest advancements in heat exchanger technology. SPX continues to lead the industry with its world renowned state-of-the-art technology, unsurpassed process knowledge and an unwavering commitment to our customers. APV has evolved and grown over the years to better meet the changing needs of our customers and their industries. The first commercially successful plate-and-frame heat exchanger was introduced in 1923 by the Aluminum and Vessel Company Ltd., which became known as APV. The first Paraflow plate heat exchanger, constructed of cast gunmetal plates and enclosed within a crude frame, set the standard for today’s computer designed thin metal plates. Our vision for the future is rooted in a long standing tradition of excellence and commitment to progress.
SPX strives to offer customers the highest quality products and services today, tomorrow and beyond. We provide advanced APV heat transfer solutions for cooling, heating, condensing and evaporation of process fluids — designed to solve heat transfer process challenges in a vast array of industries. They are designed to meet demanding process conditions and to optimize the utilization of energy. APV heat transfer solutions have proven reliable and highly efficient, helping customers worldwide to run their processes safely and economically. Dedicated and specialized, SPX staff around the world is committed to design and provide efficient and durable heat transfer solutions to help customers optimize energy utilization and minimize downtime for improved profitability.
Recognizing our customers are under pressure to remain competitive, our solutions address key business drivers, such as cost control and productivity, waste and energy management and regulatory compliance. SPX is committed to helping you improve the performance and profitability of your heat transfer equipment and solutions throughout its entire lifetime. Lifetime performance depends on a long line of factors that can affect uptime, efficiency and costs. SPX offers the following services to ensure maximum performance and return on investment from your plant and equipment:
• Service and maintenance assistance
• Original spare parts
• Maintenance agreements
• Refurbishment — maintaining performance
• On-site audits — reduce operating expenses
• Global presence — dedicated people