South America

In this section you can find information on Valmet's operations in South America

Key figures

Valmet in South America

Market characteristics

  • Service growth driven by demand for higher availability, reliability, lower operational costs, environmental considerations, agreements-based business, as well as serving new installed capacity
  • Process technology business driven by large pulp mill investments and continuous demand in rebuilds and upgrades
  • Demand for board and tissue with new lines and rebuilds
  • Automation Systems demand in pulp and paper
  • Flow Control demand in pulp and paper, and metals and mining

Valmet's position

  • Valmet has a strong position in pulp and paper process technology
  • Well-established position in the services and automation business
  • Competition from regional players and global competitors in large investment projects
  • Local presence important, especially in Brazil due to customs duties

Valmet in South America

  • 2 R&D centers
  • 5 service centers
  • 3 production units
  • 8 sales offices
  • 1,164 employees
(source: Valmet's Annual Review 2023)