HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - Feb 11, 2013) -
Metso Corporation's press release on February 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local
Metso has opened a new Automation service center in Ratchaburi, Thailand.
service center supports Metso's strategy to grow its Automation business
globally and strengthens Metso's service capabilities in Thailand. Metso
large installed base for process automation products and valves especially
Thai pulp and paper industry, with customers like Siam Cement Group (SCG)
has a pulp mill and several paper mills in the area. SCG is also a big
for Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business.
"Our customers like Siam Cement Group demand faster service response times
want us to increase our service scope. The new service center supports
our Automation business in Thailand", says Henry Chong, Regional Sales
for South East Asia, Automation, Metso.
The new Automation service center is located in Banpong, Ratchaburi 80
kilometers east from Bangkok in close vicinity to two of the major Siam
Group complexes, Wangsala and Banpong. The new facility includes modern
and testing facilities, a valve repair shop and a storage facility for
This investment is in line with Metso's long-term strategy to globally
its local presence and to grow the scope of the services offered to
across different industry segments. Last Spring, Automation business opened
valve supply and service center in Vadodara, India. At the beginning of
year, the company announced acquisition of U.S. software company ExperTune
ExperTune's products are widely used as software tools to analyze and
the performance of industrial processes and to identify the associated
maintenance and improvement opportunities.
The Automation segment's process automation and flow control solutions meet
growing needs of Metso's customer industries to improve production process
efficiency as raw materials and energy sources become scarcer and their
increase. Our global network of service experts delivers business solutions
our customers that improve their productivity, lower risks and optimize
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power,
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliver
sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.
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