Metso and UPM will continue their mill maintenance outsourcing agreement at the UPM Plattling mill in Bavaria, Germany, as part of an agreement.
The agreement covers three paper production lines and their maintenance operations.
Metso will also be responsible for optimization of maintenance costs and developing technical availability at the mill.
The mill annually produces 780,000t of light weight coated and supercalendered papers.
Metso’s mill maintenance model optimizes the use of total productive maintenance, streamlined reliability centered maintenance and condition-based maintenance.
Engineering and technology company Metso has been responsible for the mill maintenance of the mill’s paper machine No 1 since 2007 and of paper machines No 10 and 11 since 2011.