– April 12th, 2019 –

VALMET is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. The company has over 200 years of industrial history and was reborn through the demerger of the pulp, paper and power businesses from Metso Group in December 2013.

In Brazil, VALMET has 3 units located in Araucária-PR, Sorocaba-SP, and Belo Horizonte-MG. VALMET’s administration base in South America is centered at its unit in Araucária, which supports also 2 Chilean units.

We are proud to say that at this date, the XD4SOLUTIONS has applied two days of ELIOS Introductory Training to VALMET operators. The training was held at the Oficial and Certified Training Center runned by XD4SOLUTIONS, located at the State of Espirito Santo, Brazil. That is the only Training Center, fully customized for confined spaces inspections techniques with the use of robot ELIOS, in the South Hemisphere, approved by the Swiss Company Flyability.

The Introductory Training course is open to all Flyability customers upon the purchase of an ELIOS. Attending Introductory Training is highly recommended, even the most experienced drone operator, needs to improve his skills and techniques when he becomes to be confined space operator. This training consist in an intensive theoretical and practical training split into four sessions.

  • Theoretical training session: Safety and methodology related to the usage of Elios.

  • Practical training session: Hands-on exercises to acquire the proper skills to collect data with Elios in the field.

  • Practical exam session: Piloting skills assessment leading to the obtainment of the beginner or advanced certification depending on results.

  • Basic exam sessions: Online assessment going over the knowledge you have acquired throughout the day.