Valmet to supply quality control system to Ahlström-Munksjö Ställdalen AB’s nonwoven machine in Sweden

Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on November 29, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EET 

Valmet will supply IQ quality control system to Ahlström-Munksjö Ställdalen AB in Sweden. The new system will replace the old third-party system and will be installed on nonwoven machine FM2 to improve productivity and final quality.

The order was included in Valmet’s order received of the third quarter 2021. The installation will take place in the first quarter of 2022.

“Valmet has advanced and innovative technology, and their capability to deliver complex systems is very professional. They also have good service offerings in Sweden. Cooperation with Valmet has been straightforward and open from the very beginning. We have full confidence in Valmet’s proven technology and look forward to working together to make this project a success,” says Lars Fabritius, Maintenance and Process Manager, Ahlström-Munksjö Ställdalen.

“We are happy that Ahlström-Munksjö Ställdalen has chosen Valmet IQ quality control system to improve their nonwoven quality and FM2 productivity. It is great to be part of the journey to move their performance forward,” says Harry Ojala, Sales Manager, Scandinavia Sales & Services, Automation business line, Valmet.

Technical details about the delivery

The Valmet IQ quality control system will be delivered with scanner, basis weight and moisture measurements including binder amount information and related quality controls. The system will be running in virtual environment to ensure easy lifetime management. Installation, start-up and training are included in the delivery as well.

With more accurate data available and state-of-the-art multivariable control technology, the machine can be controlled much better than before resulting in improved machine performance and end-product quality.

Information about the customer Ahlstrom Munksjö

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Its offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics. Ahlstrom-Munksjö's annual net sales are about EUR 2.7 billion and it employs 8,000 people. 

Corporate Communications

For more information, please contact:
Harry Ojala, Sales Manager, Scandinavia Sales & Services, Automation business line, Valmet, tel, +46705456202

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 2020 were approximately EUR 3.7 billion. Our 14,000 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.   

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