Valmet signs an automation service agreement with Viridor in UK
September 10, 2020
HELSINKI (News release) - Valmet and Viridor have signed a three-year service agreement for six waste-to-energy plants in the United Kingdom. The agreement covers maintenance and technical support, cybersecurity services, and lifecycle services and upgrades for the plants' automation systems, helping to ensure the availability and security of the systems also in the future.
Valmet has previously supplied Valmet DNA distributed control systems and services to Viridor's waste-to-energy plants in Ardley, Beddington, Cardiff, Dunbar, Peterborough, and Runcorn. Now the agreements and services associated with each site have been unified with one service agreement covering all the plants.
Maintenance and technical support, cybersecurity services, and lifecycle services for the plants' automation systems are covered by the new service agreement. Spare parts and repairs, lifecycle plans, and automation upgrades are carried out additionally by demand.
Employing more than 3,200 people, Viridor is one of the largest recycling, energy recovery, and waste management companies in the UK with the UK's largest network of 300+ advanced recycling, energy recovery and landfill diversion facilities.