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It’s a Shared Journey Forward to stay ahead

Maintenance is not an island that you can execute, plan and develop separately from production. When analyzing the effectiveness and cost competitiveness of mill maintenance, the availability targets must be taken into account. Ahlstrom and Valmet have worked together to develop Ahlstrom’s maintenance methods and improve maintenance efficiency.

Rethinking steam and combustion at Parenco

Major investments were made to enhance the steam production at the site of Parenco, Renkum, Netherlands. Hans Hietbrink describes the challenges Parenco wanted to solve: “The main target was to stabilize the steam network and pressure as well as to minimize the steam upload by using the steam accumulator more proactively.”

Industrial design can be decisive in competition

Improving the user experience is one of the key objectives in modern product development. Here, industrial design plays a large role, even if many technology companies do not make large investments in it in term of resources.

New breast roll shell boosts performance at Mänttä

Metsä Tissue's Mänttä mill intends to utilize Valmet’s grooved, countersunk breast suction roll shell to reduce unplanned roll changes and extend roll running times.


Colored tissue says goodbye to nuclear basis weight, Metsä Tissue Žilina

With good results following a recent quality control system (QCS) upgrade on tissue machine 1 at Metsä Tissue’s Žilina mill in Slovakia, a second IQ Fiber measurement has now been installed on tissue machine 2 producing colored tissue.

Sachtleben Pigments relies on Kemotron technology

Sachtleben Pigments Oy is a producer of specialty pigments. Its production process requires sulphuric acid (H2SO4), which is produced in its own sulphuric acid plant. Producing sulphuric acid is a complex process. To operate at an optimum level, the acid concentration has to be kept at fixed pre-set values through continuous online measurements. The plant has relied on the Kemotron technology since the mid-1990s.

KC Bajío, efficient operations, advanced technology and dedicated people

Kimberly-Clark's Bajío mill was established in 1981 and is today a highly efficient tissue mill. Their most recent tissue machine installation, TM4 started up in 2014.

Concentration Measurement improves HCl acid production

Chemours Company FC, LLC in West Virginia relies on Valmet for accurate Hydrochloric acid measurement in their Fluoropolymer Cooler Absorber Process.

About Valmet

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Valmet’s vision is to become the global champion in serving its customers. Valmet’s net sales in 2015 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion and it employed about 12.000 professionals around the world. Valmet’s head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.