Bale Quality Management

Valmet DNA Bale Quality Management is an automated bale quality management solution. It identifies and classifies pulp units and links them to quality properties measured online and in the laboratory.

For managing pulp quality – the solution from Valmet DNA


  • The bale quality management solution automatically specifies the pulp grade and quality by comparing the actual values to predefined targets. It evaluates whether units and lots are prime quality, second quality, or reject quality pulp.
  • The solution reduces the workload of the laboratory staff. In some mills, the laboratory works only during the day shifts, whereas online measurement systems operate all the time.
  • The solution provides the necessary pulp quality and production reports, including lot reports, layboy reports, prime-percent production reports, calibration reports, and online quality reports. Reporting periods are shift, day, month, grade run, and user-selected time period.


  • Results for enhancing your process
  • Delivering pulp with the right properties to the right customers.
  • Reducing variations in pulp quality by tracing the origins of process disturbances.
  • Minimizing the production of second-rate and reject pulp.
  • Improving efficiency via online quality classification.
  • Maximizing prime quality pulp to maximize product profitability.