Valmet to supply two quality control systems with six scanners to Oji Papéis Especiais in Brazil

Apr 12, 2021

Valmet has agreed to supply two Valmet IQ Quality Control Systems (QCS) for Oji Papéis Especiais (Oji Special Paper), in Piracicaba, state of São Paulo, Brazil. The systems will be delivered with six scanners: for coater machine and for paper machine. The order was included in Valmet's orders received of 2020.

“Oji Papéis Especiais acquired the measurement and quality control systems with Valmet DNA automation technology and scanners for modernization, cost reduction, and quality improvement of our thermal papers. With the modernization, Oji will have the most modern equipment available on the market, which will increase the quality as the best in the world.”

Giovani Varella, Industrial Director, Oji Papéis Especiais

"Valmet supplied the first quality control system for Oji’s Coater in 2015 and since then we have established an active collaboration model to help in Oji’s efforts to be the leading producer of thermal paper. The new QCS repeat order strengthens the collaboration even further with advanced Valmet Industrial Internet optimization services, and 24/7 Valmet Performance Center remote support, says Angelo Silva, Product Sales manager, Valmet.

Valmet will also supply a new off-machine coating machine to Oji Papéis Especiais to increase its paper production capacity.

Further details about Valmet’s delivery

Valmet introduced a renewed 8th generation Valmet IQ Quality Control System (QCS) in April 2020. Since then the company has delivered a record number of new scanners for customers around the world. The renewed quality management system lets papermakers optimize quality through the entire value chain from fiber to finished product, enabling improved process performance and increased savings through the process.

Information about the customer Oji Papéis Especiais 

Oji Papéis Especiais is a part of Oji Holdings Corporation, which was founded in 1873 in Japan. The corporation has more than 36,000 employees and is present on four continents with about 300 subsidiaries, which produce different types of papers and related products, such as pulp and specialty papers, printing and writing paper, newsprint paper and packing paper.

For further information, please contact:

Angelo Silva, Product Sales Manager, Automation business line, Valmet tel. +55 153 414 0571

Mikko Viitamäki, Business Manager, Quality Control Systems, Automation business line, Valmet, tel. +358 44 388 1133