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Valmet appoints new vice-president of services for its North American operations

May 21, 2024  By P&PC Staff

Valmet has appointed Rocky Matuska as vice-president of services for its North American operations. Matuska’s appointment will become effective on August 1, 2024.

In his new role, Matuska will be responsible for leading and managing all Valmet Services operations in North America. He will also become a member of the North America Area Management Team (AMT).

Matuska is currently director of sales  and technology, Paper and Board, North America Capital Business at Valmet. He is based in Valmet’s Beloit, WI, facility and will remain there following his appointment. He will succeed Kari Lindberg, senior vice-president of services, North America, who will retire in early 2025.


Matuska holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and has over 30 years of experience in the pulp and paper industry. His success in the industry includes engineering positions for Beloit Corporation and PMP Americas. Matuska also played an integral role in integrating the small and medium-size equipment (SMM) business into the Valmet North America portfolio.

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