Angus-based engineering firm Allards International Ltd has won a milestone £1.3 M deal to supply vital parts for a sewage processing plant in China.
The Arbroath company will design, manufacture, test and deliver jacket pipe heat exchangers for Chinese firm Kubota.
Heat exchangers are major parts of a sewage processing plant, comprising of several stacked units 1.4 m in diameter and 8 m in length.
They have pipes within pipes to allow for fluid heat transfer.
Allards are in charge of the complex project, starting with the technically detailed engineering design done in Arbroath.
The firm will be co-ordinating all technological and logistical aspects of the fabrication stages before arranging delivering of the equipment to China.
Allards, previously based at the Castlecroft Business Centre in Dundee, moved to Westway Enterprise Centre in Arbroaths Peasiehill Road at the end of 2017.
Delivery to China is due to take place in the Q4 of 2019.