Process and production optimization to recharge your productivity and profitability for energy

We can help you improve the performance of your assets

Valmet help our customers improve their performance by securing availability, increase safety, reduce operational and maintenance costs, allow fuel flexibility, optimize productivity, develop personnel, build competence throughout the organization and reduce the environmental impact, all to meet today’s sustainability demands and drive business growth.

Valmet's goal is to maintain our customers' competitiveness and to provide support throughout their lifecycles, such as enhancing the mills' environmental monitoring system for detecting sustainability issues at an early stage. The scope of our optimization services is always tailored and based on each customer’s specific needs.

Benefits of Valmet process support and optimization

  • Reduced energy and raw material costs
  • Reduced process variability
  • Optimized quality and production
  • No need for major investments

We know energy producers are facing major challenges

Aging production facilities, cost pressures, challenging fuels, new emission regulations and the rise of renewable energy sources are examples of the mega trends energy producers are faced with every day. To keep up with these challenges our customers need to improve their every-day business and search for new ways to transform their operating models.

As a reliable technology partner, we provide unique product, services and expertise which help energy producers to improve the productivity and profitability of your assets. They enable you to optimize plant performance and manage plant life-cycle costs better.

Studies and audits improve productivity and optimize operating costs

Performed by experts and backed by strong engineering expertise, Valmet offers a full range of in-depth studies and audits for energy producers. After conducting process studies and audits for more than 40 years, we have extensive experience from plants around the world and a vast database of benchmarked information.

With our global expertise and high-technology equipment, Valmet’s specialists can thoroughly analyze the current condition of customers’ plant. Our main goal is to improve runnability, efficiency and production quality and reduce operating costs.


Valmet studies and audits

  • provide in-depth knowledge to support investment decision-making
  • offer experts’ analysis on current situation along with detailed recommendations
  • reveal bottlenecks and restrictions in production
  • uncover possibilities for improving quality and productivity

Studies provide deep insight for decision-making

When you are planning to reach new levels of productivity or to switch to more demanding grades, in-depth studies reveal the modifications or investments required to reach these goals. Studies consis of a number of tests, theoretical analyses and reviews that can be performed on your entire production line. Analytical findings reveal bottlenecks and support your plant's decision making in future upgrades, rebuilds and larger investments. Careful studies lead the way to improving overall production line capacity and provide information for further actions.

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Audits for performance improvements and troubleshooting

Detailed audits help to reveal the current status of machinery and processes and to determine the maintenance actions required for continuous performance improvements. Audits tackle issues with energy consumption, efficiency and runnability, as well as identifying bottlenecks, stability and quality problems, functioning as beneficial troubleshooting tools. Valmet’s audits include a comprehensive list of recommendations for reaching potential operating cost reductions and environmental targets.

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