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Chemical recovery

Valmet is a full-scope supplier to pulp mills, offering advanced technology for recovering and preparing cooking chemicals, and producing energy.

Based on our wide experience and in-depth knowledge of pulping processes, we have developed and commissioned chemical recovery plants with outstanding performance on all continents.

Bioenergy generated by combusting black liquor contributes to the worldwide quest for cleaner power.

It is a fact that almost every chemical recovery cycle offers many opportunities for optimization, which translates into lower costs and better utilization of raw materials.

Customer success stories

CMPC Guaíba pulp mill becomes totally odorless

CMPC Guaíba pulp mill becomes totally odorless

CMPC Riograndense Ltda’s Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil no longer emits any hazardous or malodorous gases into the environment. They are efficiently controlled and destroyed by Valmet’s non-condensable gas (NCG) treatment system – probably the most comprehensive one in the world.

Suzano sets new standards for green energy in Brazil

Suzano sets new standards for green energy in Brazil

In 2011, after years of careful planning and conducting numerous studies, Suzano Pulp and Paper decided to go forward with the most ambitious and challenging project of the South American pulp industry in a decade: to build the most energy-efficient mega mill in the world.

Valmet awarded at Eldorado

Valmet awarded at Eldorado

Turning a big challenge into a success – this is what happened at the Eldorado Celulose e Papel site when the new greenfield pulp mill started up in the city of Três Lagoas, Brazil, in December 2012. For its work on this project Valmet was nominated as the best engineering–procurement–construction (EPC) supplier.

Rizhao mill:One year of successful operation

Rizhao mill:One year of successful operation

APRIL SSYMB Rizhao mill, the world's largest pulp mill, has completed one full year of operation and produced over one million adt bleached pulp. The mill has a state of the art ecofriendly and odorless production.