Valmet strengthens its wastewater automation business in Japan by signing a distribution agreement with Tsukishima Kikai

Valmet Oyj's trade press release on March 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet has signed a distribution agreement for wastewater automation with Tsukishima Kikai Co., Ltd. ("TSK") in Japan, to strengthen wastewater business in Japan.
According to the agreement Valmet provides its advanced wastewater automation and measurement technology, while TSK is responsible for the sales, engineering and service in Japan in this new partnership.

TSK has a well-established presence and strong track record in wastewater industry in Japan. Together with Valmet's strong automation expertise and advanced technology, the companies can expand wastewater automation and measurement business and help the wastewater industry to improve and optimize their processes.

"Valmet is pleased to announce its cooperation with TSK who has more than 100 years of industry experience. We are committed to contributing environmental technologies to the world, in order to bring the advanced automation solutions to water and wastewater facilities. We also aim to minimize the life-cycle cost for water and sewage treatment business and the impact on global environment," says Heli Karaila, Business Manager for wastewater automation at Valmet.

Valmet's automation and measurement solutions portfolio includes long tradition of pioneering innovative measurement solutions for wastewater. Valmet has over 1,000 references of solids measurement systems in municipal and industrial plants globally, with proven results.

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For further information, please contact:
Heli Karaila, Business Manager, Wastewater, Automation, Valmet, tel: +358 40 54 34 724

Hideo Kikuchi, Senior Sales Manager, Automation, Japan, Valmet, tel: +81 3 67 44 30 74

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

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