Valmet to supply an automation system for INOVYN's chlorine plant in Stenungsund, Sweden
Valmet Oyj's press release on March 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EET
Valmet will supply an automation system for INOVYN's chlorine plant in Stenungsund, Sweden, which plans to convert its chlorine plant from mercury to membrane technology. Being equipped with Valmet's automation technology will ensure that the plant has high process availability and operational efficiency.
The order was included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2016 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Delivery is scheduled for July 2017.
"Our choice was Valmet again, as we have had good experience with the company's reliable and user-friendly automation system since 1981 and our operators are familiar with it," says Kenneth Bengtsson, Automation Engineer, INOVYN Sverige AB.
"We have been cooperating with INOVYN regularly for decades and carried out many projects together. Additionally, Valmet has a 24/7 service agreement with the plant," says Roger Holmedahl, Service Manager, Automation, Valmet.
Valmet's delivery includes a Valmet DNA automation system and a HIMA safety system as well as engineering, factory acceptance testing and commissioning.
INOVYN will convert its chlorine plant in Stenungsund, Sweden, from mercury to membrane technology and equip it with Valmet's automation technology to ensure high process availability and operational efficiency.
Information about the customer INOVYN
INOVYN is a vinyls producer that ranks among the top three worldwide. With an annual turnover in excess of EUR 3.5 billion, the company has more than 4,300 employees and manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in ten countries across Europe. Its portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across general purpose vinyls, specialty vinyls, organic chlorine derivatives and chlor alkali. Annual production volumes are in excess of 40 million tonnes.
For further information, please contact:
Roger Holmedahl, Service Manager, Automation, Valmet, Tel. +46 70 317 1414
Heikki Tanner, Sales Manager, Automation, Valmet, Tel. +358 40 557 0780
Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.
Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.
Valmet's net sales in 2016 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.