Valmet maintenance services help in the planning and optimization of maintenance operations for maximum profitability and optimum production efficiency. Valmet provides prompt and personalized solutions that are cost-efficient, reduce downtime and breaks and improve machine runnability. The services may include field services, studies, upgrades, process development and maintenance management and programs.
Maintenance agreements provide more efficient maintenance services that are tailored to each specific mill and culture in order to maximize their maintenance and production efficiency.
Preventive maintenance and upkeeping programs can be made to control all operations in the production line or in a selected area of the machine line, such as winder. Upkeeping programs provide clarity and improved reliability to maintenance work through detailed work instructions and training of maintenance and production personnel.
Safety in shutdown management
Safety is essential in shutdown management. Valmet is committed to improving the health, safety and environmental performance of its operations and of the industries it serves.
More intelligent maintenance with big data analytics
By analyzing big data from a production line, it is possible to increase maintenance efficiency, improve availability and optimize maintenance costs.
Daily maintenance the Valmet way
Maintenance involves identifying and developing key maintenance processes, shutdown planning, materials and resource planning, and competency development, as well as key performance indicator (KPI) management and follow-up by Valmet.
Sharing know-how improves winder performance
Today’s winding processes are highly automated with fewer operators and maintenance people involved. To enable even better winder performance, Valmet has developed a new way to systematically work together with the customers.
Maintenance planning ensures availability
In a major mill or plant investment project, the cost of maintenance planning is just a drop in the ocean. However, it pays for itself many times over through high availability and better results.
Increased efficiency through maintenance
Faced with tough competition, papermakers are seeking maximum profitability and optimum production efficiency in their operations. One success factor is a reliable predictive maintenance culture. Whatever the maintenance need or strategy is, Valmet provides optimal maintenance solutions and services for it.
Results through performance agreements
Valmet’s performance agreement is a mill-wide development program targeted at perfecting the customer’s production line. Following this systematic development approach, Valmet improves and maintains the customer’s competitiveness.
Sappi Kirkniemi relies on Valmet
The pulp and paper industry faces major challenges in improving the economics of their operations. Papermakers are seeking new ways to concentrate on core business of making paper. Kirkniemi mill has taken advantage of Valmet’s skills and expertise to maintain critical machinery and secure production line availability.
A vote of confidence in performance-based mill maintenance
Saica has contracted Metso Mill Service (MMS)* to be the sole provider of maintenance services, from the recovered paper conveyors to the new reel warehouse, at its new 400,000 tpy Partington, UK mill, near Manchester. The concept focuses on a machine performance and productivity model which has been partially tested in Spain. *Valmet as of January 1, 2014