Improve your papermaking line with rebuilds

paper machine rebuild

Paper machine rebuilds offer ways to remove production bottlenecks, reduce production costs, improve operating safety, save energy or add new grades with paper machine conversion. Valmet has right tools for paper machine rebuilds, including experience and expertise so you can meet your targets for the rebuild.

Get ready for a change!

When planning an upgrade or improvement of a paper machine, it always starts with setting the targets. Studies and audits are one way to analyze your machine to find the most profitable upgrade opportunities. Here are a few examples of the reasons to rebuild a paper machine - read more about the opportunities:

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 process covered, from stock preparation to coatings and everything between, providing customers with excellent service and reliable results to support in investment decisions.

Rebuilding is an excellent choice for paper mills to meet their challenges – production can be increased, quality improved and grade structure changed. Optimize your production line - together with Valmet.

Check these recent reference cases

Kotkamills: Agile product development with Valmet

The printing paper machine of Kotkamills was converted to produce FBB and food service boards in 2016. After the start-up, Kotkamills has introduced unseen innovative products to the market.

Improving press performance step by step at Thai Cane PM2

Thai Cane Paper tackled press section problems in close cooperation with Valmet’s Laem Chabang Service Center and global experts.

Completely new type of coated white top liner grades

With the new and innovative off-line coating machine, SAICA produces coated white top liner grades with a behavior completely different to the ones they wanted to replace. Liner grades have better brightness, they are totally even, the lightness and intensity of the printing colors are outstanding.

Kruger's grade conversion rebuild to linerboard

Kruger converted its newsprint machine in Trois-Rivières, Canada to produce recycled high-strength liner. PM10 has reached its runnability, capacity and quality targets with outstanding results and steady start-up curve development.

Better strength properties with hard nip sizing

With the new and innovative hard nip sizer, Propapier produces recycled liner and fluting grades with better strength properties and improved machine runnability.

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.