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: Oct 17, 2023

End date: Oct 19, 2023

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

Hotel Accommodations

Courtyard by Marriott
70 Pittsfield Road
Lenox, MA 01240

Due to the influx of hotel guests during this time, we recommend that you book your hotel room immediately.

To book your hotel reservations please call:

Please mention the Group’s Code: VALC
The group rate is $134/night not including taxes


Register now


US Residents
$895/person (USD)
Each additional person attending the seminar (same date / location) is $450 USD.
Canadian Residents
$1199/person (CAD)
Each additional person attending the seminar (same date/location) is $600 CAD.

*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 September 29, 2023 or capacity is reached.

Please note that fees may apply if the registration is cancelled within 10 days of the class.