Metso has opened a new service center in eastern Germany, in
the Leuna industrial area, the company announced on Friday.
The new service center supports the company's strategy to
grow its valve and field device service business globally and
strengthens Metso's service capabilities within the German
region for major petrochemical
, energy, oil &
gas and pulp & paper companies.
Metso says it is continuously investing in its service and
production capabilities globally in order to deliver
customers secured plant availability while optimizing total
costs. Metso has over
55 automation service hubs, 36 valve and field device service
centers and over 1,000 service professionals serving
automation customers around the world.
"Metso's services portfolio focuses on three main areas:
solving technical and process issues, improving business
performance, and managing a business area," said Mikko Keto,
president of Metso's automation services business. "Our maintenance
services range from
the servicing of individual Metso valves all the way to maintenance
and device management
solutions for complete plants. We use intelligent solutions
to service valves and other field devices from Metso or other
"The new service center in Germany is in line with our
strategy to continuously strengthen our global network of
service centers and service experts so that we are close to
our customers to best support their business needs,'' he
Metso's services business is backed by Metso's valve
solutions, which include control valves, automated on/off and
emergency shutdown valves, as well as intelligent valve
controllers and condition monitoring. Metso's brands include
Neles, Jamesbury and Mapag.
The company is currently building a new Neles
center in South Korea.
Metso's other valve technology
and supply centers are
located in Finland, the US, China, Germany and Brazil.