Press release June 1, 2015 01:45:00 PM CET

Metso's original valve parts ensure long-term process reliability for a power plant in the Middle East

Metso's original valve parts ensure long-term process reliability for a power plant in the Middle East

Metso Corporation's press release on June 1, 2015, at 2:45 p.m. EEST

Metso is supplying a significant number of valve spare parts with service maintenance for its low-pressure steam control valves currently installed in a power plant in the Middle East. The power plant produces over 2000 MW of steam turbine energy. Metso's original parts and maintenance procedures guarantee the same quality and warranty as Metso's new valve products.

Metso spare parts bring many benefits to the process and are made to meet the  original valve or accessory's material and specification requirements. By using Metso spare parts, the customer is assured that they are designed for the specific process, the certification will be maintained and the maximum equipment lifetime will be achieved.

"The customer has been very satisfied with the performance of our valve solutions. The valves have been used in critical applications in the plant and operating trouble-free for decades. By utilizing Metso's deep knowledge in valve solutions the customer can increase process reliability and meet all safety and environmental requirements," states Raman Handa, Country Manager, Sales and Services, Flow Control, Metso.

The order is included in the first-quarter 2015 orders received by Metso. The value of the order will not be disclosed.


Leading flow control technology and services for improved safety and sustainability

Metso has a long track record of delivering engineered performance and reliability to oil and gas, pulp and paper, and power industry customers through its leading product brands - Neles®, Jamesbury® and Mapag® - and has delivered millions of valves, control valves, and on-off valves globally over the last 90 years. Additionally, Metso is one of the leading suppliers of intelligent valve controllers. 

Metso's extensive flow control services offering covers business solutions and services that optimize equipment use and cost of ownership. Metso manufactures all valves and spare parts according to international standards and quality systems.

Metso's valve technology centers and valve production facilities are located in Finland, the United States, Germany, China, South Korea, India and Brazil. Today Metso has more than 40 valve service centers and over 350 valve services personnel worldwide.

Metso in the Middle East

In the Middle East, Metso currently serves the petrochemical, energy, oil and gas, and selected other industries. It has sales and service operations in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Metso is the world's leading industrial company in the mining and aggregates industries and in the flow control business. Our knowledge, people and solutions help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability in our customers' businesses.

Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety. Our products range from mining and construction equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our solutions are delivered and supported by decades of process knowledge and a broad scope of services backed by a global footprint of over 90 service centers, thousands of service employees, and an extensive logistics network.

Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.7 billion. Metso employs approximately 14,000 industry experts in more than 50 countries. Expect results.

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For further information, please contact
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Raman Handa, Country Manager, Flow Control, Middle East, Metso, tel. +971 4 8836974 email: raman.handa(at)metso.com

Jussi Ollila, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3212, email: jussi.ollila(at)metso.com