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Valmet signs a cooperation agreement for boiler services with Agon Pacific

Valmet Oyj's trade press release on September 12, 2018 at 11:00 EET

Valmet has signed a cooperation agreement with the independent boiler service provider Agon Pacific co., ltd. According to the agreement, Agon Pacific will support Valmet in providing boiler services in the Southeast Asia. The cooperation started in August and enables Valmet to serve its customers faster with cost-efficient solutions and shorter delivery times.

"We have been looking for a reliable partner in Southeast Asia for a long time and have met with many prospects. Finally, we felt that Agon Pacific is the right choice for us. They are a devoted, hard-working team, they have passed all of our audits, and they have a certified workshop in good condition," says Mika Pappi, Director, Services, Manufacturing and Solution Development, Valmet.

"As an independent service company, it is very important for Agon Pacific to have world-class partners. Valmet has comprehensive process and technology knowhow, and Agon Pacific has long experience of manufacturing new and replacement pressure parts and spare parts for customers around the world, while providing site services for maintenance and modifications in Southeast Asia. With this cooperation, we will be able to offer customers a wider range of solutions," says Tommi Ijäs, CEO, Agon Pacific.

"This agreement will be a win-win-win for all. Both Valmet and Agon Pacific will learn and benefit from this cooperation. Agon Pacific has grown to become a highly regarded supplier in the Southeast Asian market, but most importantly, our customers will get faster high-quality service," says Jouko Kylänpää, Director, Rebuilds and Conversions, Pulp and Energy Business line, Valmet.

About Agon Pacific

Agon Pacific has, since it was established in 2011, become the leading boiler service provider in Southeast Asia. Agon Pacific provides a large range of boiler replacement parts and services, from engineering/design and fabrication at its own ASME-certified workshop, to various types of site services. www.agonpacific.com

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For further information, please contact:

Keon-Yeong Yoon, Vice President, Services, Asia Pacific, Valmet. Tel +66818642882

Jouko Kylänpää, Director, Rebuilds and Conversions, Pulp and Energy Business line, Valmet. Tel. +358 40 073 4334

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