Valmet to supply upgrades for recovery boiler and evaporation line at Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp and paper mill in Sweden

Valmet Corporation's press release on May 25, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet will supply Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp and paper mill in Sweden a recovery boiler upgrade and an evaporation line upgrade. The delivery is scheduled for the fall 2016.

The order was included in Valmet's first quarter 2016 orders received. The value of the order is not disclosed. The value of an upgrade of this scope is usually valued below EUR 6 million. 

"Recovery boilers need consistent upgrades at regular intervals. This kind of upgrade needs to be done due to the erosion and corrosion of the recovery boiler tubes based on third party inspection evaluation findings. We have been a trusted services partner for this replacement work with Södra Cell Mönsterås for several years and we are happy to continue good co-operation with them," says Marcus Grundevik, Sales and Project Manager from Valmet.

Technical information of the delivery

Valmet's delivery includes replacement of several recovery boiler and evaporation line parts and additionally a new concentrated non-condensable gases (CNCG) burner system.

As part of this upgrade the evaporation line 2 will be equipped with new Valmet TUBEL heating surface area in one of the effects. In a Valmet TUBEL Concentrator liquor is evaporated on the outside of the tubes for easy on-line washing and to avoid chemical or mechanical off-line washing.

Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill, Photo Södra/Ola Åkeborn

About the customer Södra Cell

Södra is Sweden's largest forest-owner association, with more than 50,000 forest owners as its members. Södra is also an international forest industry Group, with operations based on processing its members' forest products.

Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:

Marcus Grundevik, Sales and Project Manager, Energy Sales and Services Operation, EMEA, Valmet, tel. +46 73 030 74 51

Fredrik Vedin, Product Sales Manager EVAPS, Recovery Systems, Valmet, tel. +46 706 45 23 55

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