Automation services for board and paper

Valmet's automation services focus on innovative solutions improving our customers’ profitability and optimizing their production and maintenance. Long-term agreements between Valmet and our customers are today at the forefront.

Valmet's automation service solutions are designed to offer reliability, performance, and new technologies to our paper and board customers. 

Skilled people close to You - Global expert network

Local service teams are backed up by Valmet’s extensive global network of automation service hubs, providing specialized service support.

Customer success stories

Performance Centers are a gateway to Industrial Internet services

Performance Centers are a gateway to Industrial Internet services

Valmet Performance Centers are an easy-access channel for customers to Industrial Internet applications and remote services.

Trouble-free production at Burgo’s Verzuolo paper mill

Trouble-free production at Burgo’s Verzuolo paper mill

Remote condition analysis with Valmet’s expert services has proved an invaluable tool for achieving trouble-free production at Burgo’s Verzuolo paper mill in Italy.

Valmet DNA extends lifetime of paper machine controls at Stora Enso Nymölla

Valmet DNA extends lifetime of paper machine controls at Stora Enso Nymölla

In May, Stora Enso Nymolla successfully started up its PM2 with up-to-date control technology. Valmet’s delivery comprised Machine Control PLC replacement with Valmet DNA.

Augmented Reality Re-defines Predictive Maintenance

Augmented Reality Re-defines Predictive Maintenance

Visualizing mill repairs through wireless measurements, smart phones, smart glasses and cloud computing will revolutionize maintenance prediction and lower costs.

QCS Maintenance: uptime plus extra value by On-site Expert

QCS Maintenance: uptime plus extra value by On-site Expert

A European mill has found that Valmet’s in mill expert service can improve papermaking performance.

QCS replacement boosts linerboard quality, productivity at Smurfit Kappa Ania BM 3

QCS replacement boosts linerboard quality, productivity at Smurfit Kappa Ania BM 3

New system delivered a boost in quality and an increase in productivity at Smurfit Kappa’s Ania board mill, when the mill replaced an aging system on BM3 with Valmet IQ.

Pankakoski QCS pays back three times faster than expected

Pankakoski QCS pays back three times faster than expected

When Pankaboard mill decided to upgrade the quality control system on its second machine, BM 3, they looked for a supplier with specialized expertise, a proven track record and “can do” attitude.

Consistent quality with QCS upgrade

Consistent quality with QCS upgrade

A new scanner, multi-variable controls and a very successful steam profiler installation ensure top reel quality for Port Townsend Paper.

New QCS in Mänttä performs from day one

New QCS in Mänttä performs from day one

The Valmet IQ quality management solution is designed and built with the experience of just over 1000 quality control systems delivered by Valmet, including those on Mänttä’s three tissue machines.

Stora Enso Skoghall BM8 reduces grade change times by 25%

Stora Enso Skoghall BM8 reduces grade change times by 25%

Stora Enso Skoghall, one of the world’s largest producers of liquid packaging board replaced their old quality control system (QCS) on board machine KM 8 with a modern Valmet IQ system.

Successful QCS migration leads to second system ahead of schedule

Successful QCS migration leads to second system ahead of schedule

Faced with replacing an aging quality control system on board machine 3, Ningbo Zhonghua Paper selected Valmet* because of its innovative sensor technology, especially the direct coat weight measurement.