Articles from previous issues
For 25 years, Cikarang Listrindo has set the pace for Indonesian industrial development by supplying its customers with high-quality electricity. Its most recent Babelan plant runs with Valmet’s circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boiler technology and plant-wide automation, providing stable and reliable supply.
Uni Viridas delivers fuel and sells heat and electricity from their biomass power plant in Babina Greda, Croatia. Everything else is looked after by Valmet. This successful cooperation was continued with the operation and maintenance contract’s extension in early 2019.
For the Borealis Polymers plant in Porvoo, Finland, regular automation lifecycle roadmaps have proved valuable in ensuring smooth process continuation. As part of their latest automation system migration, more than 3,000 centralized input/output (I/O) cards were successfully replaced.
Could paper machine roll covers be made of recycled or even bio-based raw materials? After less than two years’ intensive R&D work, Valmet has introduced new composite covers for press, guide and calender rolls representing a new, more sustainable generation of roll cover materials.