Valmet introduces Maintenance Operations Agreement

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Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on March 31, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EET

As part of “Valmet’s way to serve” concept for the best customer experience at all the touchpoints of the lifecycle, Valmet is introducing Maintenance Operations Agreement. Valmet offers the service agreement for development and outsourcing of mill and plant maintenance operations for energy, pulp, paper, board and tissue customers.

“We want to ensure the maximal reliability and optimized performance of our customers’ production processes. Together with customers, we set up a maintenance operation dream team with modern maintenance processes and a mindset committed to safe and more sustainable maintenance operations to meet the customer’s targets on site,” says Timo Harjunpää, Director, Maintenance Operations and Development, Services at Valmet.

Targets achieved through collaboration

Valmet continuously develops its way to manage maintenance, maintenance procedures and new maintenance solutions to meet customer’s needs. Reliable maintenance operations will make the site run at its best throughout the lifecycle, allowing energy, pulp, paper, board or tissue customers to focus on their core business.

“In brownfield cases, we can help customers to reduce maintenance costs by approximately 10 to 20 percent and increase efficiency by 5 to 10 percent. With a new investment, we help to secure a world class start-up curve and accelerate the return on the investment. We will establish a maintenance management model and organization already before the start,” Harjunpää says.

Continuous success through Valmet’s service agreements

Valmet’s service agreements help customers achieve the optimal outcome throughout the lifecycle of the equipment and processes. The agreement is tailored to customer needs, whether it is about easy access to Valmet experts, high-quality products and services, cost-effectiveness, maintenance or the continuous development of performance to achieve mutually agreed targets.

Valmet’s typical service agreements range from corporate-level frame agreements to mill-level partnership agreements. Valmet’s services offering, including Industrial Internet solutions, forms the building blocks for customized agreements.

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For further information, please contact:
Timo Harjunpää, Director, Maintenance Operations and Development, Services, Valmet, tel. +358 40 824 4253  

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.  

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.   

Valmet's net sales in 2020 were approximately EUR 3.7 billion. Our 14,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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