Defining suitable production capacity is the key to ensuring the highest possible return on paper machine investment. Our focus is on supplying 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.
Valmet's board and paper machines are designed for
- cost-efficient production
- safe and easy operation
- fast start-up
- excellent end product quality
- low environmental load
OptiConcept M - Maximum efficiency with minimum operating costs
OptiConcept M paper machine keeps costs down by increasing energy, raw material and chemicals 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.
Valmet Paper Technology Center
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. Read more about Paper Technology Centers
The Greenpac Mill's PM 1 is a Valmet supplied paper machine producing lightweight containerboard out of recycled fibers.
Indonesia is a growing market for papermakers. APRIL has tapped this potential by investing in a new OptiConcept M uncoated fine paper line at the company’s Kerinci mill in Riau province.
Shanying Paper’s two new paper machines produce lightweight yet strong recycled containerboard while using less energy and raw materials. The new PM 6 is the first Chinese gap containerboard machine with double layer headbox.
Siam Kraft Industry, a subsidiary of SCG Paper, has made investments in new production capacity in Thailand. They selected Valmet to supply a complete OptiConcept M boardmaking line with extended project implementation.
High-quality, lightweight containerboard production line and mill maintenance agreement move the Greenpac Mill in Canada forward.
The Zhanjiang Chenming PM1 in China has been setting world speed records since it's start-up in 2011. Considering energy and raw material consumption / produced tonne it is also an economical and ecological paper machine.
Valmet’s OptiConcept containerboard machine in UK is breaking world speed records from the beginning and production started 15 days earlier than originally planned.