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Valmet opens new service center in Brazil

Photo: Valmet
Photo: Valmet
Published by
Simon Matthis - 21 Mar 2016

Valmet has inaugurated its fourth Service Center in Brazil. The center is located in Imperatriz, in Maranhão state to serve customers in the northern and northeastern parts of Brazil. The opening ceremony of the center was held on March 16, 2016.

"This service center supports Valmet's strategy of being close to customers and growth markets. We can provide significant customer benefits by utilizing our full offering of process technology, automation and services, and by continuously developing our local and remote services," says Jukka Tiitinen, Business Line President, Services at Valmet.

The new service center focuses on serving the pulp, paper, tissue and panelboard industry. The offering includes advanced machinery maintenance, welding, component and equipment reconditioning and manufacturing, as well as on-site maintenance at customer mills. The center also incorporates a consignment stock for selected spare parts and consumables.

"This new service center is one proof of our commitment to move our customers' performance forward. We are now able to serve our customers in Maranhão and also in the other states in the region better than ever before. This strengthens our cooperation especially with Suzano Papel e Celulose mill located in Imperatriz," states Celso Tacla, Area President, South America, Valmet.