Finnish firms win orders worldwide
Big orders from around the world have been received by Finnish industry companies Pöyry, Wärtsilä, Valmet, Neste and Caverion.
First to Pöyry, which has been awarded an assignment for the provision of engineering, procurement, construction and management services at the plant of a large food industry company in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Next up is technology group Wärtsilä, which will design and equip a new harbour tug to be built for PSA Marine by PaxOcean Shipyard. It will be the first PSA Marine tug that runs on clean-burning liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel. Wärtsilä will also incorporate fuel efficiency features on the vessel.
Then onto Valmet, which will supply a containerboard making line for Hamburger Rieger’s Spremberg Mill in Germany. The start-up of the new production line is scheduled for mid-2020, and it will produce high-quality testliner grades based on 100 per cent recycled paper. The order value is not disclosed, but this type of order is typically worth 70–90 million euros.
Next in line is Neste, which has found another customer in the US for its Neste MY Renewable Diesel, a low-carbon biofuel produced from 100 per cent renewable and sustainable raw materials. The Pasadena Fire Department in California has started to fuel much of its fleet with Neste’s renewable diesel and aims to transition its whole apparatus fleet to renewable diesel by 2019.
Finally to Caverion, which is involved in Statsbygg’s construction of a new Faculty of Health and Social Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. Caverion and its project partners Backe Trondheim, LINK architecture, and Multiconsult will take care of the building’s environment and energy efficiency under a contract worth approximately 12 million euros for the Finnish company.