Valmet ranked third top employer in Finland among engineering professionals

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Valmet Oyj’s press release on October 27, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. EEST

Valmet has been ranked as the third top employer among engineering professionals in Finland according to a new study by Universum. The ranking was published in Universum’s annual survey, which is the biggest employer attractiveness survey in Finland. Earlier this year, in another study by Universum, Valmet was ranked as the third top employer among engineering students in Finland.  

“It is an exciting time to be working at Valmet. Valmet employs more than 6,000 people in Finland and being recognized as a top three employer in one of our main fields is important for us. I want to thank the entire Valmet team for their positive energy, great teamwork and continued collaboration. This is an achievement we can all celebrate. We currently have a lot of interesting open positions which we want to fill with talented professionals, and I am sure this type of recognition will support our efforts,” says Julia Macharey, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Operational Development.

Valmet is a global technology company with 17,500 people working in more than 40 countries. In 2021, Valmet hired globally roughly 1,525 new employees, which is in addition to filling nearly 950 positions internally. Earlier this year, Valmet welcomed nearly 3,000 employees to the Valmet team as part of the merger with Neles. 

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For further information, please contact:
Julia Macharey, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Operational Development, Valmet, +358 50 486 8056 

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries. Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers’ performance forward – every day.

The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved when the flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. The combined company’s net sales in 2021 were approximately EUR 4.5 billion based on the respective company figures.

Valmet’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.   

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