Sustainable performance

Valmet's solutions help board and papermakers use less energy, water and raw materials

Minimized environmental impact and maximized efficiency 

The board and paper industry takes seriously its environmental responsibilities and increasingly strict energy and environmental regulations also call for the reduction of greenhouse gases, more efficient use of energy and raw materials, as well as improved recycling and use of renewable energy sources.

Our key objective is to enhance the competitiveness of our customers’ processes by improving the productivity and efficiency of their production lines and promoting sustainable paper production through the best available technology and innovative technological solutions.

Valmet’s sustainable solutions enable the efficient use of materials and energy in production processes, recycling, the conservation of water, the reduction of emissions, dust, and noise, and the optimization of processes. Process optimization, together with the right-wear and spare parts and maintenance services, helps to minimize the environmental impact of products throughout their lifecycles.

Our comprehensive services and automation offering help to maximize the environmental efficiency of the technologies and ensures operational safety and reliability over the entire lifetime of the plant.

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Making coffee-to-go greener

Making coffee-to-go greener

Valmet’s innovative curtain coating technology turns the barrier board production inside out making coffee cups recyclable like paper waste. Find out more about circular economy in action!

Material efficiency: Use less, get more

Material efficiency: Use less, get more

Material efficiency means producing the same end result with reduced amounts or lower grades of raw materials. This applies particularly to paper and board manufacturing, but also to certain aspects of machinery construction.

Efficiency through living and breathing safety

Efficiency through living and breathing safety

Safety was the driving force behind modernizing a paper machine for Stora Enso in Finland. To ensure mills safety performance, Valmet delivered safer winder and transfer rails from reel to winder, and measurements and controls for the BM5.

OptiConcept M -sustainable papermaking

OptiConcept M -sustainable papermaking

OptiConcept M is the paper machine of the future. Suits containerboard, carton board, and fine paper production.

Responsibility benefits the entire value chain

Responsibility benefits the entire value chain

Valmet works systematically to ensure more responsible business practices throughout its global supply chain. Close collaboration with our suppliers also leads to increased customer benefits and enhanced transparency in the value chain. Case Outokumpu.

Navigating through the sustainability megatrends

Navigating through the sustainability megatrends

“There are ten sustainability issues that should be of importance to all major companies,” says Tobias Webb, founder of Innovation Forum in London.