Valmet launches fleet management agreements for energy customers
Valmet Oyj's trade press release on June 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. EET
Valmet Fleet Management Agreements are the latest addition to Valmet's services offering that help customers in energy industry to serve their full fleet of boilers in several locations and recharge their competitiveness.
With Valmet Fleet Management Agreements, the customers' boiler fleet can be recharged including shutdown activities with inspection and non-destructive testing (NDT) measurements, performance evaluation and reporting, as well as pre-shutdown activities and plant development after the shutdown during the extension of the agreement.
With an agreement, Valmet establishes a solid foundation for long-term cooperation, maintenance, and improvement of the customers' plant's availability and efficiency, in a cost-effective way.
During spring 2018, Valmet signed the first fleet management agreement with an energy customer in Europe.
"Our experts help driving our customers' plant development forward. We have developed our agreements to help our customers meet today's challenges and improve their business profit with a long-term perspective. For example, preventive maintenance can help to reduce maintenance costs," says Robert Kölby, Global Product Manager, Performance Agreements, Energy and Environmental Services, Valmet.
"Valmet helps energy producers to recharge their business operations by securing reliability and improve the performance of the assets. On a shared journey forward we believe that building trust and partnerships are the key ingredients to mutual success. A Valmet Fleet Management Agreement is a good example where parties set a wider and longer-term collaboration framework with targets to maximize performance of the boiler fleet," says Owe Asp, Vice President, Energy and Environmental Services, Valmet.
Further information, please contact:
Owe Asp, Vice President, Energy and Environmental Services, Valmet. tel +46 708 22 09 29
Robert Kölby, Global Product Manager, Performance Agreements, Energy and Environmental Services, Valmet, tel. +46 706 09 13 37
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