Pindo Deli-Perawang mill has 23 tissue machines in operation, it produces over 800k tonnes per year. Perawang mill was looking for a yankee metallising supplier who has a proven track record coupled with high quality standards and consistent results.
The mill was not able to run the tissue and the paper machine at design speed due to vibrations. The issues were resolved successfully and paved the way for a performance agreement to improve production and efficiency improvement of the two machines.
OKI Pulp and Paper Mills is a global provider of tissue, paper and board technology and services for heavy industries. They turned to Valmet as they struggled with white spots (broke flakes) from tissue broke in their tissue grades.
One of biggest tissue mill in Japan wanted to optimize the performance of slitting section by improving slitting quality and increasing top slitter blade lifetime.
Jeesr Industries operates Morocco’s largest tissue line, with a capacity of 30,000 tonnes per year. To further improve productivity, it was decided to target a machine speed increase from 1,800 m/min to 1,900 m/min. Jeesr and Valmet initiated the project just before the global pandemic Covid-19 closed borders, making it impossible for Valmet’s experts to travel to the site. Projects like this are complex, requiring thorough planning. When operating remotely, modern digital tools and communication channels are needed to enable real-time data collection and continuous information sharing.
APP Group in China has successfully started up the first two of their 18 Valmet IntelliTissue 1600 machines at the Rudong Mill in Jiangsu. Thanks to successful cooperation in the past, (with former PMP Group, now part of Valmet), APP decided to select Valmet as supplier for all the 18 IntelliTissue 1600 machines to the paper mill.
“Our philosophy is to go for low energy consumption and lowest possible emissions to air and water. The Advantage DCT technology is the most efficient and best choice for the grades we will produce. With this new tissue line, we expect to produce the best tissue quality combined with the lowest energy consumption” says Dario Palma y Meza Espinoza, Operational Director, Papel San Francisco.
On October 18, 2020, a Valmet Intelli-tissue® EcoEc Premium (TM2) tissue machine delivered from Valmet to Baoding Yusen Health Supplies Co., LTD was successfully started up in Taian Base of Liaoning Province.
PM35 Yankee was close to derating, and to keep up the thickness of the Yankee shell and the steam pressure, Metsä Tissue Katrinefors decided to thermal spray it. As Infinikote-1 on PM36 had run successfully, it was natural to choose Valmet as a supplier again.
Valmet IQ Softness Measurement is the first on-line tissue softness measurement with proven correlation to laboratory softness analyzers as well as handfeel evaluation.
Forestal y Papelera Concepción (FPC) had been in the paper business for more than 20 years when they decided to expand into the tissue business. At the same time Valmet released the Advantage NTT technology.
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