Valmet Training Simulators
- Smoother and faster start-up, faster learning curve
- Less and shorter plant shutdowns, detection of errors on process control strategies
- DCS testing, detection of errors on process control strategies before start-up
- Loop tuning before start-up (PID settings)
- Better trained/certified people, getting new employees fast on track
- Increased process understanding, teaching the process responses to actions
- Continuous development of plant operating procedures, increasing safety/reducing shutdowns
Articles and references
Smooth start-up with Valmet Training Simulator
When a new white liquor plant was installed at the CMPC Laja mill in Chile, simulator training and testing of the distributed control system (DCS) were essential parts of the project. They were key factors in achieving a fast, smooth start-up.
Valmet to supply operator training simulator to EthosEnergy in Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Valmet has signed a five-year agreement with EthosEnergy to provide an operator training program that includes a site-specific Valmet Training Simulator for the Louisiana Station plant in Baton Rouge, LA, United States.
Reliable power generation
The new biomass-fueled Torsvik 2 power plant in Jönköping, Sweden, was inaugurated in April 2015. The investment has turned out to be just as reliable as expected.
Thorough planning brings success
Södra Cell Mörrum’s dissolving pulp line has been upgraded with new TwinRoll presses in the brownstock washing area, which will increase the production capacity. The installation followed after very careful planning.
Even better pulp and yield at Smurfit Kappa Piteå
Pulp with higher quality, combined with increased yield from the wood raw material, is now a reality for Smurfit Kappa at its mill in Piteå, Sweden. The cooking process technology from Valmet played an important role in the successful rebuild project.
SCA Obbolas new cooking plant
Obbola’s previous cooking plant was built in 1961 and was a batch system with eight digesters. Despite a number of renovations, the batch digester had reached the end of the road, and in October 2015 it was replaced with Valmet’s CompactCooking, a two-vessel continuous cooking system. It consists primarily of the ImpBin technology for impregnation and a steam/liquor phase digester for cooking wood chips.
Valmet delivers operator training to the Naantali Power Plant in Finland
Valmet provides Turun Seudun Energiantuotanto Oy with operator training tools for the customer's Naantali 4 boiler plant
SCA starts world’s largest softwood pulp line
The world’s biggest production line for bleached softwood kraft pulp is now up and running in Sweden. SCA’s massive Helios project, which involved a complete rebuild of the existing Östrand pulp mill, is a textbook example of how a successful project should be executed.