Valmet Oyj’s press release on July 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EEST
Valmet supports the University of Jyväskylä with a donation of EUR 50,000.
”With the donation we want to show our commitment to the development of the Central Finland region and support the important work that the university is doing for science and education. The University of Jyväskylä is an important partner for Valmet, promoting sustainable development themes that are important to our company, and like Valmet, having a strong focus on looking forward,” says Anu Salonsaari-Posti, SVP, Marketing, Communications, Sustainability and Corporate Relations at Valmet.
“Valmet belongs to those partners of our university that have been there the longest. As neighbors, as well as through our common goals and values, we have a close cooperation that boosts the vitality of the region. The university offers companies a way to utilize high quality research of international level and to co-create innovations. Valmet, for their part, has offered a tempting career path to various graduates of our university, representing different disciplines. We highly value Valmet’s donation and partnership and invite them to innovate with us new ways of cooperation,” says Keijo Hämäläinen, Rector of the University of Jyväskylä.
The state of Finland finances universities through matching funds that are divided between universities, based on the amount of private funds universities have gathered.
For further information, please contact:
Anu Salonsaari-Posti, SVP, Marketing, Communications, Sustainability and Corporate Relations, Valmet, tel. +358 50 453 4262
Anu Mustonen, Head of Relations, University of Jyväskylä, tel. +358 50 564 9022
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries.
We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers. Our 17,000 professionals work close to our customers and are committed to improving our customers’ performance – every day.
The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved when the flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. The combined company’s net sales in 2021 was approximately EUR 4.5 billion based on the respective company figures.
Valmet’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.