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Etteplan awarded major engineering contracts by Valmet

Press release – Published: 26.03.2014 9:45:00

Etteplan has been awarded several significant engineering contracts by pulp and paper machinery supplier Valmet. The largest contracts are related to the OKI Pulp & Paper Mills project in South Sumatra, Indonesia, announced earlier by Valmet.

The engineering contracts include the mechanics and pipework engineering of the planned pulp mill. The engineering work will be provided by Etteplan’s Finnish offices in Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku and Pori and by the Kunshan office in China.

The contracts are the largest to date received from Valmet. They will have a substantial impact on the regions’ employment.

– The investment project that Valmet has won in Asia is an excellent token of the high level and worldwide recognition of Finnish engineering expertise. Etteplan has top-notch engineering expertise in Europe and in Asia, which supports the successful execution of our projects, says  Hannu Tähkänen , Director, Valmet’s Wood and Pulp Handling Business Unit.

– The new orders received from Valmet bear testimony to the long-standing co-operation and trust between our companies. We are also particularly grateful for the employment-generating impact in our Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku, Pori and Kunshan offices, says  Veikko Lamminen , SVP, Operations Finland at Etteplan.

For more information, please contact:
Veikko Lamminen
SVP, Operations Finland
Tel.  +358 050 573 4377

Outi-Maria Liedes
SVP, Communications & Operational Development
Tel. +358 40 756 9620

Etteplan in brief

Etteplan provides engineering services and technical product information solutions to the world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. Our services are geared to improve the competitiveness of our customers’ products and engineering processes throughout the product life cycle. The results of Etteplan’s innovative engineering can be seen in numerous industrial solutions and everyday products.

In 2013, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 128.6 million. The company currently has about 1, 800 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands and China. Etteplan’s shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker.