Machine automation services

Valmet's machine automation services for board and paper

Valmet’s paper automation services offer paper and board makers unique automation expertise that goes beyond just technical know-how. The services integrate safety, processes, and machinery for improved control and higher reliability.

Automation solutions for several platforms

Our automation solutions include studies, upgrades, replacements, process improvements, and integrated projects. Valmet’s paper automation services provide problem-solving support for a number of different automation platforms, always according to customer needs. 

Why choose Valmet's machine automation services?


  • Increased availability and reliability
  • Access to profound machine and process expertise, including hydraulics and lubrication
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Problem-solving solutions for a variety of automation platforms
  • Experience from a large installed machine base
  • Remote and after-sales support
  • High dedication to project management and start-ups

Automation study

The automation study identifies the level and performance of existing machine automation.

Paper and board machine automation upgrades and replacements 

The runnability of machines and the availability of automation equipment can be improved through upgrades, extensions, or replacements of PLCs, HMIs, PCs, black boxes, and machine controls. Obsolete components and electronics are replaced with up-to-date technology.

Process and production improvements

Automation hardware and software, such as web break detectors, pick-up sequence improvements, and measurement systems, enable better process handling and improved runnability.

Integrated projects

Automation modifications and upgrades together with machine improvements or relocations are always implemented according to customer needs. Integrated automation projects vary from individual components or principle drawings to full-scope automation deliveries of entire machine section rebuilds.