Metso Strengthens Valve Supply in India

Press Release
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Metso has opened a new valve supply and service center in Vadodara, India. The new supply center supports the company’s strategy to grow the valve business globally and strengthens Metso’s service capabilities in India for major petrochemical, energy, and oil and gas companies, such as Reliance Industries Ltd., Indian Oil Corporation, Technip, Praxair India Pvt. Ltd and PRAJ Industries Ltd.

“The market in India is growing. Last year, we doubled our order intake for valves and related services, and expect the good development to continue. Establishing a new supply center in India is a step going forward in widening  manufacturing and service capabilities in India,’’  said  Alok Kishore, Country Manager India, Metso Automation.

This investment is in line with Metso’s long-term strategy to develop and expand its valve offering, delivery and service capabilities for customers in oil and gas, power, pulp and paper industries. Last month, Metso announced the acquisition of a valve technology and service company, Valstone Control Inc., in South Korea. Currently, Metso is expanding its valve production premises in the U.S.. Last year, Metso opened a new valve technology center in Finland. In 2010, Metso opened a new valve facility in Shanghai, China. Metso also has high-class industrial valve facilities in Brazil and Germany.

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