Unwind and wind-up drive

D-series Santasalo gear units

Santasalo paper machine drives

Santasalo tandem drive

Roll gear box

Santasalo Yankee cylinder drive

Winder drive


Mechanical Drives


Moventas Santasalo is the original equipment manufacturer for the following gearbox brands:

Metso Drives
Sauerwald (SaWa)
Wartsila and ASEA

Moventas Santasalo combines the technology and modern workshop facilities of Santasalo and Metso Drives in Finland and Germany and China. 

Paper Industry

Moventas Santasalo offers a complete product portfolio of couplings and gear units for paper machines and auxiliary machines such as pumps, winders, reelers etc. The in-depth experience is due to merging Metso Drives (former Valmet Drives) into Moventas Santasalo. The whole expertise, personnel and procuction facilities of former Metso Drives are today part of Moventas Santasalo. Moventas Santasalo has developed expertise in dimensioning and manufacturing gears for paper machine upgrades and can provide valuable advice to customers planning to speed-up their machines.


Moventas Santasalo is a proven partner of the process industry and the international plant engineering industry. Therefore, it is committed to give full service around the world without delay. Nordic Ventures is representing Moventas through our office network in China, Indonesia and Thailand. We increase the reliability of our customers' by means of preventive maintenance concepts and the fast availability of spare parts worldwide.