Quality management

Valmet IQ

More than a Quality Control System (QCS)

At Valmet, we are dedicated to taking your competitiveness forward. This dedication now results in the 8th generation Valmet IQ Quality Management System. It increases the competitiveness of the entire value chain from the pulp, board, paper, tissue, and nonwoven making to final converted end products. With the right quality information easily available, you can continuously improve your process performance while achieving savings in fibers, chemicals, and energy.

Quality control system (QCS) for Paper machine



Quality Control system (QCS)

Towards an autonomous mill

Stock prep, Paper machine, Converting.

Valmet IQ integrates the quality management of the entire production process and takes a step towards an autonomous mill. It increases the degree of automation and reduces the human role in the process.

The Valmet IQ consists of the leading technology in QCSscannersmeasurementsprofilers, machine vision, and control applications. All the Valmet IQ products are developed and manufactured in Finland.



Grade-specific quality management

Don't compromise the quality.

The most important task of a quality management system is to maximize quality and minimize the broke and production costs.

Valmet IQ has been developed on all the system levels for the grade-specific performance and reliability requirements of the pulp, board & paperboard & paper converting, tissue, and nonwovens industries.


Grade-specific quality management for Pulp, Paper, Board, Tissue, and Converting



The wet end doesn't allow guesswork

Analyzers combined with predictive controls.

Extend from traditional quality controls to the retention and refining online optimization with wet end analyzers. Optimize the drying process from the wire-former section through the press and dryer section to the end of the reel with the new dryness and moisture management concept. Consider the important variables such as porosity and formation.

Online quality modeling for paper strength can be now used in closed-loop control – and more.



Valmet DNA User Interface for Quality Control System (QCS)



User experience enables performance

Focus on the situation-critical information.

Valmet IQ is fully compatible with the new Valmet DNA User Interface. It guides the operators to focus on situation critical information and make the right decisions instantly. The role-based user access gives just the right information for the operators, management, lab, warehouse, maintenance, sales, purchase...

The most meaningful information. No less, no more.

Valmet DNA User Interface - Quality Management



Valmet Industrial Internet (VII)

How to control the unknown? 

Give the control to Valmet IQ.

Valmet IQ with Valmet Industrial Internet (VII) processes all the data from pulp production and paper machine stock preparation to the paper, board, and tissue making and further to the converted end products. The quality data combined with the VII applications maximize the production capacity while saving energy.

Applications run processes in a more intelligent way while controlling the strength properties and other variables, which has not been possible before.





What do our customers say about Valmet IQ?



"Our line speed increased from 300 to 600 meters per minute. The return on investment will be less than one year."

"We gained 200k€ annual savings in steam consumption. At the same time, quality and productivity improved significantly."

"We are really happy for the gained 90% improvement in basis weight profile variability."