Valmet opened new regional office in Mexico City

Valmet Oyj's press release on April 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet has opened its new regional office in Mexico City to serve its customers. The opening ceremony of the office was held in February 2017. The inauguration event was held at the
Residence of the Ambassador of Finland in Mexico

"Valmet has had business dealings with Mexico already for many years and this latest step is the proof of how interesting the Mexican market currently is", said the Finnish Ambassador Roy Eriksson in his speech.

Valmet is aiming to be close to its customers and growth markets, and opening an office in Mexico is a good example of getting closer to local customers. Last year Valmet opened new offices also in Chile and Vietnam. Besides this, Valmet will open a new services center in Indonesia this year. Valmet is aiming to provide significant customer benefits by utilizing our full offering of process technology, automation and services, and by continuously developing our local and remote services.

Valmet entered the Mexican market in 1954, when the first Valmet paper machine was commissioned. Today, substantial amount of all tissue and paper and packaging board in Mexico are produced by machines supplied by Valmet. Valmet's offering in Mexico also covers automation and services.

"We have worked diligently to earn the trust of our clients over these many years. What comes to the future of Valmet in Mexico, we feel there are many opportunities for us", stated Dave King, Area President, North America, Valmet.

Ribbon Cutting

Kari Lindberg, Jukka Tiitinen, José Rivera, Dave King and Charles Farmer cutting the ribbon at the new Valmet office

Valmet currently has over 120 service centers, 88 sales offices, 34 production units and 16 R&D centers around the world. In addition, Valmet's experts are close to customers also with the help of Industrial Internet and remote connections.

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For further information, please contact:
Kari Lindberg, Vice President, Services, North America, Valmet, tel. +1 404 394 5923
Dave King, Area President, North America, Valmet, tel. +1704 968 0521

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.

Valmet's net sales in 2016 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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