DD® Refiner Maintenance School


There are more than 4,000 Valmet disk refiners operating in North America. As the Original Equipment Manufacturer for legacy Beloit-Jones and GL&V low consistency refiners, Valmet has the unique set of resources and expertise to help you understand lifecycle of your equipment and achieve your refining goals. Built upon the popularity and successful track record of other Valmet maintenance schools, join us for another DD® Refiner Maintenance School!

Start date: Apr 30, 2024

End date: May 2, 2024

Location: Lenox, MA, North America

Who Should Attend?

This training course was developed for those directly involved with the day-to-day maintenance and operations of low consistency refining equipment, or those responsible for maintenance of stock preparation systems.

Benefits of Attending

Participants can expect to benefit from the following learning objectives:
  • Understand the equipment lifecycle of DD® series disk refiners
  • Review recommended maintenance practices for DD® series disk refiners
  • Gain best practices for maximizing performance of low consistency refining from OEM experts
  • Tour a Valmet Fiber Workshop and get up close with the equipment re-manufacturing process
  • Network and share experiences with peers and Valmet refining experts

Course Location and Hotel Accommodations

Courtyard Lenox Berkshires
70 Pittsfield Road
Lenox, MA 01240

Please note that this reservation link is only available until March 29, 2024.

Hotel booking link

The group rate is $139 USD/night not including taxes,


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Please note the following: For those US customers choosing credit card payment, a Valmet representative will contact you for credit card information.

US Residents
$945/person (USD)
Canadian Residents
$1275/person (CAD)

*Please inquire about group discounts for attendees coming from the same mill.
**Cost includes three lunches and one dinner as well as all course materials.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Debi Beetz
Direct: (603) 598-7796
E-mail: debi.beetz@valmet.com


1. With the goal of maximizing the learning benefits of this event, space will be limited to a maximum of 16 participants. This course will be offered on a "first come, first-served" basis.

2. Deadline to register is April 9th, 2024 or capacity is reached.
3. Fees may apply if the registration is cancelled within 10 days of the class.