Ekström & Son - A modern company with a long tradition
Ekström & Son, www.ekstrom-son.se, manufactures the Aqua-Nova product suite. Ekström & Son stands for quality products since 1896: It started with household vessels made from copper and developed into equipment for the brewery and distillery industry. Today, a little more than 100 years later, Ekström & Son is one of the leading manufacturers of pressure vessels, columns and shell and tube heat exchangers in Scandinavia.
Manufacturing complex products that fully satisfy the expectations of the customer requires theoretical knowledge as well as skilled craftsmanship. In Ekström & Son we strive for excellency and are amongst others certified in accordance with:
- ISO 9001:2008
- ISO 14001:2004
- OHSAS 18001:2007
- ASME U-Stamp (for the USA)
- Manufacture Licence of Special Equipment People’s Republic of China
- SS-EN-ISO 3834-2
- AD 2000 - Merkblatt HP0
Our own quality control department is well equipped for conducting non-destructive tests: Two X-ray plants for checking welding joints, equipment for helium leak detection, and equipment for penetrant and magnetic powder testing.
Product Development & Engineering
The development of tailor made solutions requires a close mutual cooperation with our clients.
Our engineers use the CAD system Pro Engineer and AutoCad. Pressure vessel calculations are made with special softwares adapted to different standards as PED, ASME and others.
As one of few manufacturers in Scandinavia, Ekström & Son are members of HTFS (www.htfs.com), which gives us access to the latest research within heat transfer technology. It allows us to simulate advanced solutions for clients in our computer environment.
Standards & Welds
MIG, MAG, MMA, TIG and orbital welds are made by certified welders. We are authorized by EWF and IWF.
Standards of ASME, PED, etc.
are used and welds are authorized by EWF and IWF.