China: Groundbreaking Ceremony Metso Begins Construction of New Valve Technology Center
The groundbreaking ceremony for Metso's new greenfield valve technology center in Jiaxing, Chinaplant took place recently. The new technology center will start operations in spring 2020 and will serve the local and global markets.
Helsinki/Finland — Metso announced on October 26, 2018 its decision to invest in a new greenfield valve technology center in Jiaxing, China. The new location is designed to be a workplace for a total of 400 valve technology professionals, and the focus is on producing high-volume standard products and parts for all of the company's valve plants.
The valve specialist's technology center in the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone in Shanghai is continuing its operations, with a focus on highly engineered products. The company employs more than 1,100 people at seven locations in China, serving all customer industries.