AKW Apparate + Verfahren GmbH has successfully closed a multi-million euro deal for the supply of hydrocyclones and pumps going into the salt industry in Russia. The equipment deliveries will start from early 2016 until end of 2018.

AKW Apparate + Verfahren general manager Thomas Heckmann said: "This is a major milestone in our geographical diversification strategy and demonstrates that our investment made some years ago in a representation office in Russia, was the right choice."

Deputy GM and head of sales Thibaut Richard said: "It is also a strong signal to the market, on AKW Apparate + Verfahren GmbH capabilities to act as a full system supplier on big tenders and offer an unique expertise and customised equipment that answers our customer needs and build up their confidence."