Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet Oyj’s press release on June 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EEST 

Valmet will deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH as part of Siempelkamp’s panelboard plant deliveries to two different end customers, one in Europe, one in Asia. The start-ups of the systems are planned for 2023 and the beginning of 2024.

The orders were included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2022. The value of the orders will not be disclosed.

“Siempelkamp is well known as a supplier to the panelboard industry, and we are pleased to once again deliver defibrator systems to them. Together with Valmet’s market leading defibrator systems, Siempelkamp can offer high performing complete fiberboard plants to their end customers,” says Jonas Franzén, Sales Manager, Fiber Processing Business Unit, Pulp and Energy business line, Valmet.

Technical information about the delivery

Valmet’s delivery will include all main machinery of the second-generation EVO 64 Defibrator system and chip washing, related motors, a control system as well as installation and start-up advisory.

Valmet’s defibrators are equipped with a patented grinding house that is unique in the industry. This feature enables both energy and resin savings, providing low operating costs and resulting in an environmentally friendly defibrator system for the production of high-quality wood fibers to MDF and HDF boards.

Information about the customer Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH

Siempelkamp is the leading global technology supplier for the panelboard industry with focus on machine and plant engineering, foundry technology, and engineering and services. Siempelkamp machine and plant engineering is a systems supplier of press lines and complete plants for the wood-based panel industry, the metal forming industry as well as the composite and rubber industry.

Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:
Jonas Franzén, Sales Manager, Fiber Processing Business Unit, Pulp and Energy business line, Valmet tel. +46 70 344 52 58

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries.

We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers. Our 17,000 professionals work close to our customers and are committed to improving our customers’ performance – every day.

The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved when the flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. The combined company’s net sales in 2021 was approximately EUR 4.5 billion based on the respective company figures.

Valmet’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.   

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