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Voith opens new OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) in São Paulo

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Voith announces the opening of a new OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) site in São Paulo, Brazil, South America. With this expansion, Voith strengthens its regional footprint and expands its service, optimization and consulting activities. The new OPL site is specifically designed to support paper manufacturers in automation, digitalization and achieving their sustainability goals.

Remote support represents an important part of Voith's service portfolio and complements existing on-site services offered by the leading full-line supplier. Customers can quickly and easily access the expertise of the experts and jointly find solutions to individual challenges. In this way, short-term problems can be solved efficiently, and long-term optimization projects can be carried out successfully. With the OPL, Voith takes a holistic and integrated approach that enables sustainable improvements.

"With the new location in São Paulo, we want to offer our customers even greater proximity and support," says Ivan Medeiros, Head of Digital and Automation at Voith Paper South America. "We want to help them use digitalization profitably and increase their resource efficiency to reliably achieve their goals."

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The OPL in São Paulo is part of a global initiative by Voith to offer comprehensive know-how and expertise to its customers worldwide. Existing OPL locations can be found in Heidenheim, Germany; Kunshan, China; and Tokyo, Japan. The opening of additional regional offices is planned to further strengthen the regional footprint.

Interested customers can get in touch at any time to benefit from the wide range of digital solutions and service offerings. For more information on the Voith OnPerformance.Lab, visit

About Voith Paper 
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group. As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, it provides the largest range of technologies, services and products on the market and offers paper manufacturers holistic solutions from one source. The company’s continuous stream of innovations facilitates resource-conserving production and helps customers minimize their carbon footprint. With its leading automation products and digitalization solutions from the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio, Voith offers its customers state-of-the-art digital technologies to improve plant availability and efficiency for all sections of the production process.

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