Valmet took the decision to invest in filter fabric manufacturing in Pune, India in order to better serve its customers and improve delivery times of filter fabrics to the Asia Pacific and the Middle East areas.
June 30, 2021
Valmet has started the production of filter fabrics in Pune in India. The inauguration ceremony took place on June 29, 2021, and was also broadcasted virtually. The first customer orders will soon be delivered.
“The decision to invest in filter fabric manufacturing in India was done in order to better serve our customers in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East areas. We are happy that we could keep the original schedule in spite of the Covid pandemic and are now ready to deliver filter fabrics with improved delivery times,” says Mr. Rahul Rote, Workshop Manager, Filtration at Valmet.
“With the new facility we strengthen our position and ensure our capacity for the coming years in the region. We do not only deliver fabrics but also our expertise to support our customers in achieving maximized reliability and optimized performance of their filtration processes. One of our focus areas is the filtration of tailings where we can contribute to mines’ environmental targets,” says Mr. Varun Jain, Director, India Region at Valmet.
Valmet is one of the leading suppliers of filter fabrics and industrial textiles globally. Valmet’s filtration offering covers filter fabrics and felts for the mining and chemical, pulp and paper, dry filtration and laundry industries.