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Increase production capacity

Get more of your papermaking line

Every papermaking line has a potential to improve. When you have identified the need, it is only matter of finding the perfect solution. Factors that might be restricting the production:

  • Bottlenecks
  • Too many web breaks
  • Long web break times
  • Low machine speeds
  • Poor runnability

There are number of ways to increase production of a paper or board making line. Paper machine's efficiency can be improved for example by decreasing the number of breaks and shortening the break time. Drying capacity can be found to be a bottleneck. Drying capacity can be increased by solutions that maximize drying efficiency with minimum energy consumption. Machine speed can be limiting the production, too.

Let us help you to get more from your papermaking line!

Read more about the solutions to improve production capacity:
Capacity increase rebuild in Mexico

Capacity increase rebuild in Mexico

Mexican Pondercel selected Valmet to modernize their PM 1 papermaking line at the company’s Anahuac mill in order to increase capacity. The rebuilt production line has significantly increased speed and production capacity

Increased efficiency through maintenance

Increased efficiency through maintenance

Faced with tough competition, papermakers are seeking maximum profitability and optimum production efficiency in their operations. One success factor is a reliable predictive maintenance culture. Whatever the maintenance need or strategy is, Valmet provides optimal maintenance solutions and services for it.

Steinbeis PM 4 increases its production capacity

Steinbeis PM 4 increases its production capacity

"We are very pleased with the fact that the OptiDry Vertical dryer achieved the guaranteed drying capacity so fast and that the start-up was so easy."

QCS replacement boosts linerboard quality, productivity

QCS replacement boosts linerboard quality, productivity

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.

Improved runnability and faster tail threading at Lee & Man

Improved runnability and faster tail threading at Lee & Man

By converting double-felted cylinders in the fourth and fifth dryer groups to single-felted cylinders, Lee & Man Dongguan Hongmei mill was able to improve the runnability and shorten the threading time of its PM 15.

Greenpac's lightweight containerboard machine

Greenpac's lightweight containerboard machine

The Valmet-supplied Greenpac PM 1 containerboard production line maximizes production efficiency, while optimizing the use of energy, water and raw materials.