Valmet to deliver green liquor clarifier to Stora Enso Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet Oyj's trade press release on May 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet will supply an OptiClear(TM) green liquor clarifier to Stora Enso Skoghall mill in Sweden. The start-up of the clarifier is planned for the spring 2020.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

"Valmet's OptiClear will increase the availability of the green liquor plant and deliver a cleaner green liquor to slaking. This will in turn contribute to stabilizing the liquor circuit at the mill. Operation of the OptiClear is easy and less maintenance is required compared to our present equipment. It will also be possible to use this equipment in future rebuilds," says Michelle Nylander, Production Manager, Power Recovery and Environment, at Stora Enso's mill in Skoghall.

"Based on our flexible portfolio, we continue to deliver products that are fit for our customer's purpose. The OptiClear provides the perfect mix between investment and operational cost as well as good process results at a minimum of maintenance," says Patrik Lidbäck, Manager Sales, Pulp and Energy, Valmet.

Information about Valmet's delivery

Valmet's scope of supply includes a new OptiClear including polymer station and instruments, electrical motors, platforms, piping and installation work.

Information about the customer Stora Enso and the Skoghall mill

Part of the bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper. Skoghall mill in western Sweden is a modern world-class producer of carton board for demanding consumer packaging and printing purposes, including liquid packaging and dry foodstuffs board. It was founded in 1917 and has today 770 employees. The mill produces cartonboard, pulp and plastic coating with an annual capacity of 855,000 tonnes of board, 645,000 tonnes of pulp and 120,000 tonnes of plastic coating.

Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:
Patrik Lidbäck, Manager Sales, Pulp and Energy Business Line, Valmet, tel. +46 70 715 4723

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