Metso and UPM to continue mill maintenance agreement at UPM Plattling mill in Germany

Metso and UPM to continue mill maintenance agreement at UPM Plattling mill in 
Germany 
Metso Corporation's press release on July 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local
time 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/13 --  Metso and UPM have
agreed to continue their mill maintenance outsourcing agreement at
the UPM Plattling mill in Bavaria, Germany. Metso will provide
maintenance systems and procedures and be responsible for optimizing
maintenance costs and developing technical availability at the mill.
The agreement, covering three paper production lines, will be
effective as of July 1, 2013. The value of the agreement will not be
disclosed. 
Metso has been responsible for the mill maintenance of Plattling
mill's paper machine No. 1 since 2007 and of paper machines No. 10 and
No. 11 since 2011. The new multiyear agreement will cover mill
maintenance operations for these three paper production lines. 
Metso's mill maintenance model optimizes the use of Total Productive
Maintenance (TPM), Metso's streamlined reliability centered
maintenance (Applied RCM) and condition-based maintenance. The model
ensures the highest possible equipment efficiency and cost
optimization. 
The UPM Plattling mill produces 780,000 tonnes of light weight coated
and supercalendered papers annually. 
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
machinery, equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter
fabrics. Our offering and experience cover the entire process life
cycle including new production lines, rebuilds and services. 
As of January 2014, Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business will serve
its customers with an even more focused and competitive approach as an
independent, listed company, Valmet Corporation*. 
*Pending Metso EGM approval. 
www.metso.com/pulpandpaper, www.metso.com/energy 
www.twitter.com/metsopulppaper, www.twitter.com/metsoenergy 
Metso
is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper,
power, and oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50
countries contribute to sustainability and deliver profitability to
customers worldwide. Metso's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki Ltd. 
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For further information, please contact: 
Jukka Koiranen
Director
Maintenance Outsourcing, Services business line, Pulp, Paper and Power
Metso
tel. +358 40 545 6173 
Robert Mohr
Vice President, Sales
Northern Central Europe, Services business line, Pulp, Paper and Power
Metso
tel. +49 173 3080 534
 
 
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