ABTCP has awarded Metso the title of best automation company in Brazil for 2012 for a seventh consecutive time. The annual awards of the ABTCP were given in the festive ceremony held on the 10th October 2012 in São Paulo, Brazil. Metso was selected following a vote of the association members, who include Metso's customers.
Marcelo Motti, VP Sales and Services for South America, said: "This award is very important to us as it shows that our customers see us for the 7th year running to be the best automation company in Brazil when it comes to delivering and optimizing automation solutions."
Mikko Keto, President Automation Services Business Line, said: "Brazil is a very important global producer of pulp and as a result this is a very competitive and innovative market. To be recognized as the leader in Automation is not only a great honor but also is testament to our world class process knowledge and the quality of our Brazilian team."
Metso also received another award in the category of equipment suppliers. Additionally, Metso got shortlisted for the Sector Standouts Awards 2012.
ABTCP, the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Technical Association, founded in 1967 and headquartered in São Paulo, supports the technological development of the pulp and paper sector. The Association promotes the interaction between scientists and plants and sponsors international events and partnerships. In addition to pulp and paper technologies, the annual program offered by ABTCP also covers the environment, maintenance, automation and engineering, recycling, packaging, work hygiene and safety, management of people and organizational results.
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