Metso Life-Cycle Services and COGEP new partnership

Québec City, Canada – May 2015. COGEP Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Metso Life-Cycle Services and the launch of the Metso Maintenance Solution powered by Guide TI. This Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software will strengthen Metso Life-Cycle Services’ ability to manage day-to-day maintenance activities for mining corporation customers and therefore reduce costs, increase productivity, and improve execution time.

Guide TiTM, an all-in-one maintenance software tool for equipment in the comminution circuit such as grinding mills as well as for stationary and mobile equipment, has been used by Metso since 2011 and is now successfully implemented in many countries. Contracts for the new Metso Maintenance Solution powered by Guide Ti are in development in Russia, India, Mexico, Chile and Sweden. The new solution will also be implemented in South Africa and Brazil before the end of 2015.

“We are excited to partner with Metso with this new version of our flagship CMMS software Guide Ti,” said Michel Fournier, CEO of COGEP Inc. “Our alliance with Metso will place us in the forefront of maintenance for the mining sector around the globe and increase our market penetration.” Metso brings to the partnership a broad scope of knowledge, services & solutions supported by a global footprint of over 90 service centers, thousands of service employees, and an extensive logistics network.

Metso Maintenance Solution is a custom-designed application to manage maintenance activities for all LCS contracts. It’s an excellent management and cost control tool for planning preventive and corrective maintenance. The application’s structure provides detailed control of maintenance activities, manpower and inventory. Metso Maintenance Solution, powered by Guide Ti brings the best scheduling and planning user experience ever seen in the market to help maintenance and procurement departments save more time and be more efficient. The product features a real-time dashboard for best KPI analysis and a mobile app to facilitate work order processing on the go.

This partnership will integrate Metso’s maintenance planning knowledge into the best maintenance software solution for the mining industry. The speed and ease of implementation of this solution guarantees customers get a quick start no matter how much equipment they have to manage

The next goal for COGEP Inc. and Metso is to develop and offer a tailored version of this solution to other areas of Metso’s activities: service contracts and manufacturing.

About COGEP

COGEP is a privately held company headquartered in Québec City, Canada, since 1989. The company offers innovative computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solutions to private and public organizations. COGEP’s Guide TiTM is a world-class solution supporting organizations in planning and organizing corporate operations, controlling inventories and procurement, and managing strategic assets. www.cogep.com ; www.twitter.com/cogep_inc

About Metso

Metso is the world’s leading industrial company in the mining and aggregates industries and in the flow control business. Metso’s broad scope of services and solutions are delivered and supported by decades of process knowledge, supported by a global footprint of over 90 service centers, thousands of service employees, and an extensive logistics network. Products range from mining and construction equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Metso’s knowledge, people and solutions help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability for their customers’ businesses. Metso employs approximately 14,000 industry experts in more than 50 countries and has an uncompromising attitude towards safety. Metso is listed on NASDAQ OMX (Helsinki, Finland), and its net sales in 2014 totaled EUR 3.7 billion.

www.metso.com;  www.twitter.com/metsogroup

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