Valmet has made investments in its two service centers in Waigaoqiao and Guangzhou in China. The service centers are now able to offer pulp and paper customers a wider range of services, including manufacturing of pulp and paper process consumables and new press roll covers for board- and papermaking.
"Both Valmet service centers can now provide faster and more flexible support to an increasing customer base. This is in line with our target to increase our presence close to where our global customer base is operating. Valmet solutions and services help pulp-, paper- and power-makers maintain their competitiveness, meet their environmental protection goals and promote sustainable development," says Jukka Tiitinen, Business Line President, Services at Valmet.
Increasing process parts manufacturing capacity in China
Valmet has been concentrating its pulp and paper process parts manufacturing in China to Waigaoqiao service center. Operations in Waigaoqiao began in early 2000. In 2005, screen basket manufacturing started. Today, the Waigaoqiao service center also provides high-quality doctor blades and suction roll seals and related services.