Customer case:

Proper planning and scheduling of shutdowns increase reliability, productivity and safety

Aug 23, 2023

Long partnership in shutdowns increasing reliability at Klabin Monte Alegre mill, Brazil.

Proper planning and scheduling of shutdowns increase reliability, productívity, and safety
We expect our partners to align with our principles and values, as is the case with Valmet
Luiz Francisco de Almeida Maintenance Planning Manager at Klabin Monte Alegre


Location Klabin Monte Alegre, Brazil
Customer challenge Having safe and efficient maintenance shutdowns in the whole pulp production facility with areas including recovery boilers, evaporation, cooking, bleaching and washing, paper machines, recausticizing, and wood handling. 
Agreement scope Mechanical and shutdown services for Recovery Boiler 1 and 2, Evaporation Plant, Cooking, Bleaching and Washing, Paper Machine, Recausticizing, and Woodhandling.
Solution Planning ahead and executing well-organized shutdowns and shutdown activities, with Valmet present from the start of the shutdown until the plant is up and running again. Equipment inspections and maintenance recommendations and a post-shutdown meeting to plan the next shutdown. 
Result Longterm partnership with problem solving, innovations, and wellexecuted shutdowns in focus to help increase productivity and reduce costs. 
The long history of Klabin and Valmet is one of partnership in problem-solving and searching for innovation. It’s a business process success story."
Marcelo Gasparim, iberline Production Manager at Klabin Monte Alegre