Valmet delivers analyzers and Industrial Internet solutions to Hansol Paper in South Korea

Dec 7, 2020

Valmet has supplied analyzers and Industrial Internet solution to Hansol Paper in South Korea. The delivery includes two Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzers one to Janghang mill and one to Cheonan mill and, a Valmet Brightness Measurement to Shintanjin mill. This delivery is the foundation to further develop Hansol Paper’s Smart Factory with Valmet Industrial Internet (VII) solutions.

The delivery has been completed as scheduled and analyzers have started up smoothly in November 2020.  

“Hansol Paper is dedicated to develop its Smart Factory, where analyzers are the key cornerstones to collect the data for successful process controls and optimization. We are happy that Hansol Paper has selected our technology and this delivery is a continuation of our long-standing cooperation,” says Keon-Yeong Yoon, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Automation, Valmet.

Information about the delivery

Valmet’s delivery scope to Hansol Paper’s Janghang and Cheonan mills includes Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer that will be utilized in refining control, and Valmet DNA Historian, which aims to improve the pulp quality and reduce variation through refiner control.

For Shintanjin mill, the targets are to reduce the broke and improve the cost efficiency. Process insight will be gathered with VII Data Discovery, following the installation of Valmet Brightness Measurement with color control.

Information about Hansol Paper Group

Founded in 1965, Hansol Paper is a part of Hansol Group and it is the largest Korean paper maker. It produces a variety of products including printing and writing paper, carton board, fine paper, thermal paper and other specialty paper at its Janghang, Daejeon, Cheonan and Shintanjin mills.

Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:
Keon-Yeong Yoon, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Automation, Valmet, tel. +82 10 43591136
Chung-Bae Lee, Country Manager, South Korea, Automation, Valmet, tel. +82 10 48549093

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