Maintenance development and outsourcing for energy

How to improve site productivity through best maintenance operation practices? How to get quick return of investments?

We provides maintenance development and outsourcing services for energy producers around the world. Maintenance development supports maintenance organization in developing the asset availability with preventive and predictive maintenance programs, maintenance planning, audits and management support.

Maximize your process reliability maintenance development services

Enhances the availability of your equipment and processes through utilizing preventive maintenance programs. It offers customers expert support and wide industry knowledge for the planning and management of maintenance activities. Production assets remain in great working condition as they're regularly audited. Maintenance activities require less time and resources as they're planned carefully beforehand.

Benefits with maintenance development services

  • Efficient and disturbance-free production
  • Systematic and efficient way to operate 
  • Maintenance cost efficiency
  • Less unplanned maintenance-related shuts

  

We see that our customers are facing challenges related to limited development resources, insufficient maintenance data at the plant, limited time, low availability due to many unplanned shutdowns or breaks and inefficient cost analyzing and planning.

All maintenance development services can be main portions inside the wider agreements like outsourcing, performance, maintenance, reliability, turn-key CMMS, etc.

 

 

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How to improve plant productivity through best maintenance operation practices? How to get quick return of investments?

Maintenance outsourcing services

With our Maintenance outsourcing services we take full responsibility of the plant's maintenance and workshop operations, including inventory management on-site and the hiring of required maintenance personnel. 

 

Benefits with maintenance outsourcing services

  • Plants can focus on their core business
  • Systematic and efficient operations
  • Valmet's knowhow and expert services in use

Benefits of outsourcing services include turnkey solutions for systematic and more efficient operations, allowing the plant to focus on its core business. Using Valmet’s knowhow on maintenance, process technology and automation, processes can be taken to the next level, whether outsourcing existing or new maintenance operations. 

Maintenance management services

Plant maintenance operation agreements represent the advanced cooperation we have with the customer. Our committed maintenance professionals provide maintenance management and technical support services for the customer.

Benefits of maintenance management services include turnkey solutions for systematic and more efficient operations. Using Valmet’s knowhow on maintenance, process technology and automation, processes can be taken to the next level, whether outsourcing existing or new maintenance management operations. 

Establishment of maintenance for new energy plants

For new plants, the service scope includes setting up the organization and maintenance processes. This is always an extensive project and related planning should start already at the pre-engineering stage. The following issues need to be addressed before start-up:

  • Collection of required technical data and documentation
  • Creation of preventive and predictive maintenance plans
  • Implementation of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Recruitment and training of maintenance personnel
  • Set up of maintenance supplier network
  • Set up of maintenance facilities, such as workshops and storage
  • Purchase of maintenance tools and equipment
  • Spare parts selection and procurement

Outsourcing agreements for existing plants

In the case of existing maintenance operations, an outsourcing process starts with a maintenance audit that covers both financial and operational aspects of the current maintenance operations. This study reveals the realistic development potential of the plant in terms of maintenance costs and process availability.

The typical scope of an outsourcing agreement covers:

  • Daily maintenance and shutdowns
  • Maintenance development
  • Maintenance materials management
  • Maintenance supplier network management

Customer success stories and technical articles

Winning with outsourcing

Winning with outsourcing

Uni Viridas delivers fuel and sells heat and electricity from their biomass power plant in Babina Greda, Croatia. Everything else is looked after by Valmet. This successful cooperation was continued with the operation and maintenance contract’s extension in early 2019.

Perfect combination at Greenpac

Perfect combination at Greenpac

High-quality, lightweight containerboard production line and mill maintenance agreement move the Greenpac Mill in Canada forward.

Daily maintenance the Valmet way

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.

Maintenance planning ensures availability

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.