Sofame Receives Seventh Order from Leading Meat Processor

MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Sofame Technologies Inc. (TSXV: SDW), a leading manufacturer of environmentally efficient industrial hot water systems and cost effective heat recovery equipment, is pleased to announce that Olymel L.P., a leader in processing and distribution of pork and poultry throughout Canada, has ordered a Sofame Hybrid Percomtherm® unit for one of its plants in Quebec.  The equipment, which operates at 96% efficiency, combines condensing recovery of waste heat from existing boilers with a new direct contact condensing burner to heat water. The turn-key project was engineered by a team comprising members from Sofame, Enviroair Industries - Sofame's Representatives in Quebec, the local gas utility, and R. Nantel & Associates, a Montreal-based mechanical contractor specializing in boilers and heating systems.

"At Olymel, energy efficiency projects pay for themselves directly by reducing annual fuel costs," stated William Laing, Director of Engineering Services at Olymel L.P.  He added, "The decision to purchase the Sofame unit was based on its heat recovery characteristics and its ability to produce hot water more efficiently than the conventional boilers in use. Sofame systems are already operating in six other Olymel plants across Canada, and their reliable performance has led to this decision to make a new investment."

According to John Gocek, Sofame's President & CEO, "Sofame is pleased to continue working with Olymel and our partners in Quebec. This offering, which includes equipment, installation, and a financial incentive from the natural gas utility, gave the customer everything needed to assess project costs and benefits.  We are delighted to immediately proceed with this new contract."

About Olymel L.P.

Olymel L.P. is a Canadian leader in the primary processing, further processing, and distribution of pork and poultry meat products, with facilities in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta. Olymel L.P. employs more than 10,000 people. Its international sales, mainly to the United States, Japan, Australia and some 60 other countries, represent almost 50 percent of its revenue. The company chiefly markets its products under the Olymel, Lafleur, Flamingo, Prince and Galco brands. For more information:  www.olymel.ca

About Sofame Technologies Inc.

Sofame Technologies Inc. custom engineers and manufactures unique, high-efficiency direct-contact industrial hot water systems which extract up to 99 percent of heat from flue gases depending on the application, and return the energy in the form of hot water or pre-heated make-up air. Sofame's products help hospitals, food processing plants, universities, central heating plants, utilities and many more large energy consumers to significantly reduce fuel costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Using world-leading, patented green technology, Sofame serves industrial, institutional and commercial markets through a network of dedicated engineering representatives. For more information:  www.sofame.com

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SOURCE SOFAME TECHNOLOGIES INC.

For further information:

Sofame Technologies Inc.    Olymel L.P.
 
John Gocek
President
(514) 523-6545 x-200
John.gocek@sofame.com 
William Laing
Director of Engineering
(450) 549-2444 x-4628
williamlaing@olymel.com

 

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