Defining suitable production capacity is the key to ensuring the highest possible return on paper machine investment. Our focus is on supplying the right scale papermaking lines with sustainable solutions to serve local as well as global markets. Production can be focused on those products where demand and prices are the most profitable.
OptiConcept M - Maximum efficiency with minimum operating costs
OptiConcept M is a modular paper machine concept for sustainable papermaking. OptiConcept M family suits containerboard, cartonboard and fine paper production – simple, well-functioning solutions that meet customers’ needs.
OptiConcept M paper machine keeps costs down by increasing energy, raw material, and chemical efficiency. It provides improved flexibility in grade changes and enables efficient operation and maintenance-friendly design that maximizes productivity and minimizes downtime. OptiConcept M stands for economy, safety, and the environment.
Secure your investment with pilot trials
Valmet Paper Technology Center provides the world's most comprehensive offering of testing and piloting services to paper and board manufacturers worldwide. Our pilot facilities have the entire paper machine process covered, from stock preparation to coatings and everything between, providing customers with excellent service and reliable results to support in investment decisions.
Follow the activities in the trials on site or remotely through live streaming cameras. Pilot trials are very cost-efficient compared to expensive tests in paper and board maker's own production. Naturally we work under strict confidentiality.
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Accelerate start-up and optimization with Industrial Internet solutions
The start-up and the further optimization of a new paper machine can be supported remotely from Valmet Performance Center. Data-based and proactive remote support is a fast and efficient way to ensure that the machine is meeting the planned start-up curve. During the ramp-up phase, the advanced monitoring and prediction applications help to optimize end-product quality, energy consumption, and productivity.
Our expertise is easily available for you through the Performance Centers. Our specialists have a deep understanding of machinery, processes and automation and with remote connections and tools, we can offer the needed support and guidance without delay – and more broadly than before.
A giant was born when Bohui started their new containerboard machine BM 6 – the widest and largest of its kind in Asia. The initial start-up and machine optimization have been supported by global experts from Valmet’s Performance Center.
Arkhangelsk Mill aims for competitive advantages after the rebuild of BM2. "We have a wide basis weight and end product format range for flexibility. We expect decreased costs and energy consumption: 15-20% heat savings, 8% electricity savings and 5% reduction in water consumption," says Alexander Tuvanof.
“There is an increasing demand for packaging board in India and board has an important role in replacing plastics. We needed a trustworthy equipment supplier and technology which can convert raw material to a high-quality board in a cost-efficient way", says Sanjay Singh, CEO of ITC Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division.
Propapier produces high-quality corrugated board base papers exclusively on the basis of waste paper. Propapier supplies a wide range of different paper types. The special technology of PM2 makes it possible to produce lightweight, fibre-saving Next Fibre® papers for lighter and yet equally efficient corrugated boards.