ESPOO, Finland, June 15, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet and Stora Enso have signed a three-year service agreement for the company's Beihai mill in China. The service agreement contains the following services: support with service visit, emergency service visit response time, on-site expert and remote support via Valmet Performance Center to improve availability and optimize process performance.
The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. The agreement was signed in the first quarter of 2021.
“We have had good cooperation with Stora Enso’s Beihai mill for a long time. With the unique combination of Valmet’s process know-how, automation and service, we are able to provide high-level equipment maintenance and management and high availability of key parts. By collaborating with the customer, we will continue to ensure the optimal outcome through the lifecycle,” says Hongli Guo, Service Sales Manager, Automation, Valmet.
Information about the customer Stora Enso and Beihai mill
Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. Stora Enso’s Beihai Mill, located in Guangxi, Southern China, is a consumer board mill that produces high-grade carton board products. Its annual capacity is 200,000 tonnes of pulp, 470,000 tonnes of board and 80,000 tonnes of polymer coating.
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.