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Boliden Harjavalta aims to become the frontrunner in metal industry in collaboration with Etteplan

Press release – Published: 17.06.2024 9:15:00

ETTEPLAN OYJ, Press release, June 17, 2024 at 9.15 a.m. (EEST)

Boliden Harjavalta aims to become the frontrunner in metal industry in collaboration with Etteplan 

Boliden Harjavalta and Etteplan have signed a cooperation agreement to provide engineering services for Boliden Harjavalta’s facilities in Pori and Harjavalta. Etteplan’s expertise in engineering solutions and production process know-how complement Boliden Harjavalta’s needs, especially in operational optimization and digital engineering process management.  

At the same time, Etteplan and Metso have agreed on a business transfer, in which 26 Metso’s employees working in Harjavalta will transfer to Etteplan as existing employees starting September 1, 2024. 

The collaboration between Boliden Harjavalta and Etteplan is based on continuous development and modern technology, which in turn enables Boliden to enhance its competitiveness in the evolving metal industry and markets. 

“We are a reliable partner in plant engineering solutions, and our wide range of services ensures transparency, cost-effectiveness, and safety throughout the lifecycle of the plant. We bring expertise and experience in improving the efficiency of plants and engineering operations through digitalization, as well as in developing modern production lines. By working with Boliden, we can fully leverage our strengths in engineering services.” says Riku Riikonen, SVP for Engineering Solutions service area at Etteplan. 

“We are happy about the cooperation agreement we have signed with Boliden Harjavalta, and we want to warmly welcome the employees transferring from Metso to Etteplan, ” says Riikonen. 

By combining their forces, Boliden Harjavalta and Etteplan are ready to develop the industry, advance innovations in metal industry and its supply chains, and be agile in adapting to the changing needs of the business in order to achieve sustainable growth. 

For more information: 
Riku Riikonen, SVP, Engineering Solutions, Etteplan, tel. +358 50 522 8255 
Outi Torniainen, SVP, Marketing and Communications, Etteplan, tel. +358 10 307 3302

Etteplan in brief

Etteplan is a growing technology service company with the purpose of bringing people and technologies together to change things for the better. Together with our customers, we are building a world where every system, process, and product can be made smarter, more efficient, and more sustainable. Our customers include world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. In 2023, we had a turnover of EUR 360.0 million and around 4,000 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Denmark and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETTE ticker.