Metso opened a new service centre in eastern Germany in the Leuna industrial area. The new service centre supports the company's strategy to grow its valve and field device service business globally, and strengthens Metso's service capabilities within the German region for major petrochemical, energy, oil & gas and pulp & paper companies.
Metso is continuously investing in its service and production capabilities globally. Metso has over 55 automation service hubs, 36 valve and field device service centres and over 1,000 service professionals serving automation customers around the world. "Metso's services portfolio focuses on three main areas: solving technical and process issues, improving business performance, and managing a business area. Our maintenance services range from the servicing of individual Metso valves all the way to maintenance and device management solutions for complete plants,”' explains Mikko Keto, president, Services, Automation, Metso. "The new service centre in Germany is in line with our strategy to continuously strengthen our global network of Service Centres and service experts.”
The company is currently building a new Neles globe valve technology centre in South Korea. Metso's other valve technology and supply centres are located in Finland, USA, China, Germany and Brazil.