Shutdown management services for pulp producers

We plan, execute, manage, and develop maintenance activities according to your needs

Shutdown management services include planning, coordination and execution of shutdown projects. We offer transparency in both planning and execution phases with cost and schedule management. We also provide safety planning for the whole shutdown process to identify risks and handle resources efficiently.

Minimized downtime

Improved safety and reduce risks

Right skills and competences

Cost effectiveness

Optimized planning and management of a maintenance shutdown can reduce the outage time by

up to 30%

We provides safe and successful shutdown management based on long-term global experience, with services that include:

  • Planning and scheduling
  • HSE assessments and continuous updates
  • HSE supervision
  • Procurement management, including evaluation of supplier bids and support negotiations
  • Full site management
  • Quality assurance and quality control
  • Reports with findings and recommendations for future improvements

Extensive experience running pulp mill shutdowns

Benefits of an outsourced shutdown:
  • Minimized downtime
  • Cost and schedule management
  • Safety planning for the whole shutdown - Maximized safety
  • Transparency in planning and execution phase
  • Improved risk identification and mitigation - Minimized risks
  • Right skills and competences
  • Faster start-up and revenue generation

We have extensive experience running pulp mill shutdowns

over 100

shutdowns executed annually around the globe


Whether it’s a single process survey, equipment maintenance, shutdown management or full maintenance, don’t hesitate to contact your closest Valmet Service Center for guidance.

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Annual clock and maintenance shutdown planning cycle

You can concentrate on your business and secure the best possible condition of your critical production equipment. We plan and implement annual/major shutdowns professionally and you avoid cost and schedule overruns.

We have a unified way to serve to ensure repeated high performance throughout ever shutdown

  • Working safely
  • Listening to you
  • Being responsive and committed
  • Delivering what has been agreed.
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