Valmet enters into a strategic partnership with Consulta Enterprises in India for power and process industry automation
Valmet Oyj's trade press release on January 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EET
Valmet has entered into a strategic value-added reseller (VAR) agreement for power and process industry automation with Consulta Enterprises in India. The agreement covers India, the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
"The agreement is in line with our targets to increase our market activities in these areas. Consulta has a well-established presence, especially in India. Therefore, we see high potential in expanding our power and process automation system business in cooperation with our new partner," says Kari S. Heikkilä, Director, Partner Business, Automation, Valmet.
Valmet's role in the partnership is to supply its automation solutions. Consulta's responsibility covers sales to end users, particularly regarding the Valmet DNA automation system, as well as engineering and field services. Valmet DNA is already being used in thousands of power plants and industrial processes around the world.
"At Consulta, we strive to provide our clients with innovative, effective and cutting-edge solutions. Valmet's automation systems help us deliver enhanced value to our clients, especially in the power and process industry," says Santosh Ajgaonkar, Managing Director and Co-Owner of Consulta Enterprises.
Valmet has entered into a strategic value-added reseller (VAR) agreement for power and process industry automation with Consulta Enterprises in India. Pictured from left: Pravin Tripathi, Head of Sales & Services, Valmet; Santosh Ajgaonkar, Managing Director and Co-Owner, Consulta Enterprises; Matti Miinalainen, Director, Asia Pacific, Asia & China, Valmet; and Kaustubh Purohit, EPS Sales, Valmet.
Information about Valmet's new partner Consulta Enterprises
Consulta Enterprises was established in 1997 to provide services in the field of control and instrumentation. Today, it has technology partnerships with many industrial software and product companies. The company's head office is located at Bandra, Mumbai, and its technical center is at CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai.
For further information, please contact:
Kari S. Heikkilä, Director, Partner Business, Automation, Valmet, Tel. +358 40 552 8372
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