Valmet to supply automation and quality control systems to Schumacher Packaging Myszków Sp. z o.o. in Poland

Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on December 7, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. EET 

Valmet will supply Valmet DNA Automation System (DCS) and Valmet IQ Quality Control System (QCS) to Schumacher Packaging’s Myszków plant in Poland for the rebuild of the board machine 2. The target is to improve the plant’s production efficiency and end-product quality. The installation is scheduled to start in May 2023.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

“The target of the investment is to increase our capacity and competitiveness to meet the demand of the market. Valmet has a wide range of automation offerings and process knowhow, as well as proven long term local service support,” says Björn Schumacher, CEO of Schumacher Packaging Group.

“We are delighted to provide our automation solutions for the ambitious BM2 rebuild project at Schumacher’s Myszkow plant. We look forward to supporting them with our proven technology and sustainable solutions,” says Adam Ossera, Sales Manager in Valmet’s Automation Systems business line, Poland.

Technical information about the delivery

Valmet’s delivery is part of the BM2 rebuild that aims to increase the mill’s capacity to better meet the growing demand for made-to-measure packaging solutions. Valmet’s delivery includes the modernization of the stock preparation and board machine DCS, extension of the existing QCS with an additional scanner and renewal of the quality controls.

About the customer

The Schumacher Packaging Group is one of the largest family businesses in the industry in Europe. It is based in Ebersdorf bei Coburg in Germany with 27 branches in Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands. The group is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of corrugated and solid board packaging solutions, and the third actor in the Polish local packaging market with five production plants. The Myszkow plant was taken over by Schumacher packaging in 2016 and its initial production of newsprint was turned to corrugated board production in 2019 thanks to a large investment program.

Corporate Communications 

For further information, please contact:
Adam Ossera, Sales Manager, Automation Systems business line, Poland, Valmet, tel. +48 605 534 967, email:

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. Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers’ performance forward – 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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