FLSmidth has opened an 8,000m² service centre in Copiapó, Chile, to deliver mining equipment and component maintenance.
Carlos Sagredo, plant manager North Chile, says: “This new service centre will deliver extra availability and reliability to our customers, improving their productivity and uptime, reducing total cost of ownership and extending their equipment lifespan.”
The company says the facility will supply solutions that extend asset life cycle, such as repairs and rebuilds, equipment components upgrades, parts and consumables strategic stocking programme, tailored training programmes, technical assistance and customised service packages.
Andrés Costa, president FLSmidth South America, says: “The huge mining industry potential in the area and our large installed base requires an infrastructure like this so we can work closer with our customers, get to know their challenges and deliver sustainable productivity solutions to their operations.”
The service centre joins other FLSmidth service facilities in South America Region: São Paulo (Brazil), Arequipa (Peru), Iquique, Antofagasta and Santiago (Chile).