Runtech Systems and Metsä Group have signed a turbo blower service agreement for all Metsä Group mills in Finland. Metsä Group has totally eight RunEco Turbo Blowers in seven different tissue and board machines in Finland.
The service agreement is valid for the next five years. During this period Runtech will take care of all the needed turbo blower service. The service agreement includes one extended service covering also motor check, detailed impeller analysis and drive check.
“This service agreement with Runtech provides us the full life cycle management for turbo fan driven vacuum systems. It also reduces administrative work in maintenance and purchasing and also strengthens the cooperation between the parties,” says Perttu Vikman, Maintenance Director, Metsä Group.
“Service contracts are an easy way for the customers to make sure that the vacuum system is used and working properly. Service costs are fixed and the customer doesn’t have to worry about regular maintenance. Metsä Group has used Runtech turbos in several machines in Finland for more than 15 years. Now the service contract includes also extended service, where the Runtech service team performs detailed inspections also of the motor, impeller and auxiliary equipment. This will help the customer to make more detailed budget in case there is a need to change the capital spare parts,” says Jussi Lahtinen, Sales Director, Runtech Systems.
Environmentally friendly and energy efficient, RunEco vacuum system provides a reliable, completely water free vacuum solution. RunEco EP Turbo Blowers are economical to own and operate. But as with any other equipment, to assure trouble-free operation and long life, regular turbo blower maintenance is recommended. Runtech provides different service models, ranging from a basic bearing unit exchange to predictive maintenance. An extended maintenance package contains all the key parts and checks needed to keep the RunEco EP Turbo Blowers in perfect operating condition.
Metsä Group is a Finnish forest industry group that operates in international markets. The business operations cover the entire value chain for wood. The focus is on tissue and greaseproof papers, paperboard, pulp, wood products, and wood supply and forest services. Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium and lightweight fresh fiber paperboards. Metsä Tissue is a leading manufacturer of tissue papers, greaseproof papers and facial tissues.
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Runtech Systems is a global provider of engineered systems tailored to the pulp and paper industries. Runtech works with customers to better understand and control their operational conditions to maximize efficiency and cost effectiveness. Our main target is to bring notable energy savings and highly improved process efficiency for board, tissue and paper mills.
Runtech's patented solutions include energy efficient vacuum system and heat recovery optimization, runnability optimization, dewatering, doctoring and cleanliness optimization as well as ropeless tail threading, including related services, spare parts and paper machine audits and consulting.