For decades, Neles has enjoyed recognition as a best-in-class player in the world of valves and valve automation thanks to a portfolio of quality products and digital services. Of late, the company has further accelerated its agenda following the 2022 merger with Valmet. The main message for customers, says Haroon Azmi, is that the company’s capabilities and know-how are better than ever. “Today we are operating from an even stronger base and with a wider offering, covering more markets, and lev...
A few years ago, Sappi launched a multi-year modernisation plan to improve both production and paper quality of its Tugela mill, based in Mandeni in KwaZulu-Natal. In the first phase, the forming section of the mill’s PM2 was upgraded successfully with Valmet’s support.
Wear in valves is surely an important concern for plant owners and operators. Eroded valve internals can have a long-term effect on the functioning and profitability of process facilities. Materials such as ceramic reinforced metals can be a good solution to increase component lifetimes in industries such as oil and gas, says Valmet’s Mr Jussi Hellman.
Many paper makers are considering replacing gas with electricity in coating drying. To make you feel more secure with the change, we have answered frequently asked questions about replacing gas with electricity and infra-red dryers with air dryers.
The Valmet Belt Dryer is a low-temperature dryer for biomasses like bark, woodchips, sawdust, bagasse and agricultural waste. Its proven technology ensures high end material dryness and utilizes waste heat from the mill, keeping energy costs low.
Hamburger Hungaria was troubled by short running times, an unscheduled downtime and extensive maintenance on its PM 7 pick-up rolls. Since the installation of a new Valmet pick-up roll and roll upgrades, the running time has more than tripled.
To achieve production excellence, Mercer Stendal wanted to further improve its pulp washing process and invested in Valmet’s TwinRoll technology and modern monitoring tools. The results have been outstanding.