Board and paper videos
Here you can learn more about our Board and paper business unit.
Valmet's way to serve
Valmet aims to provide the best customer experience in all touch points of the customer journey. The new services concept is based on three main elements: comprehensive services offering, lifecycle collaboration and core commitments.
Shutdown service improves the reliability of Klabin’s Monte Alegre Paper Mill in Brazil
Valmet and Klabin’s Monte Alegre paper mill continued their successful nine-year annual maintenance shutdown cooperation in 2019.
Valmet forming fabrics
Want results? Here are just a few key benefits that will improve both machine efficiency and paper quality from utilizing Valmet’s forming fabrics.
Our consumables have an excellent wear resistance – meaning less downtime and fewer consumables used, thus more production and lower costs.
Spreader roll services
Valmet spreader roll service increases roll lifetime, reduces overall mill maintenance costs and ensures wrinkle-free paper webs and fabrics while producing high quality paper.
Rolls & workshop services
The wide selection of services extends from roll reconditioning and new roll technology to upgrading and reconditioning of pulp & fiber line equipment, as well as efficiency projects and preventive maintenance.
Valmet Field Services Future Tools
In field services Valmet combines revolutionary new tools with decades of experience in process know-how and in maintenance work. Industrial internet based field service tools improve reliability, production uptime and cost efficiency.
99% of all doctoring positions can be improved
Valmet offers a complete portfolio of high-quality doctor blades, holders and accessories with best cost-competitiveness and expert support close to customers to improve the performance of their production process.
Valmet Doctor Holder Compact doctor blade holder
LiteCompact doctor blade holder is specially designed for press rolls using wider blades. The construction of LiteCompact combines a 100% composite holder and a 100% composite top plate in an optimal way.
100% recycled containerboard making line at Pratt Industries in the US, Valparaiso
Pratt Industries has invested in 100% recycled board production line supplied by Valmet. The PM 16 OptiConcept M board machine in Valparaiso, Indiana had an extremely fast and smooth start-up in 2015.
Energy-efficient air drying
Valmet calendering pilot facilities
Valmet’s calendering pilot facilities offer the latest technologies and innovations in its field, such as aqua cooling calendering and metal belt calendering. The facilities allow you to run tests on a set up which mirrors that, which you have at your facilities, or alternatively the type of configuration you are looking to set up.
Valmet – Aqua cooling calendering
Valmet's new, patented technology offers better calendering results than normal production conditions. Aqua cooling calendering enables the production of lighter-weight end products – without compromising on functional and visual properties. This will lead to substantial reductions in energy use and raw materials.
Valmet – OptiCalender Metal Belt
OptiCalander Metal Belt introduces a completely new method of making board. The metal belt calender simplifies the entire board-making process and releases drying capacity by removing the speed limits caused by Yankee cylinders. This results in extremely high bulk and stiffness, together with very smooth surfaces.
OptiConcept M at Metsä Board Husum
OptiConcept M paper machine at Metsä Board Husum
Valmet OptiConcept M - Completely new way to design, build and operate a paper machine
Valmet’s focus is on supplying smart papermaking lines with sustainable solutions. OptiConcept M is a modular concept that makes a difference. OptiConcept M family, launched in 2011, suits coantainerboard, cartonboard and fine paper production – simple, well-functioning solutions that meet customers’ needs.
Valmet – interviewing Khanna Paper’s CEO Varun Jain
Khanna Paper Mills decided to invest in new, high technology regarding the upcoming papermaking line rebuild in India. Khanna Paper’s CEO Varun Jain is interviewed by Valmet’s Mikko Osara, Vice President, Paper Mills.
Felt profile measuring beam
Valmet’s Felt Profile Measuring Beam is the first in the world to include a suspension mechanism that prevents errors in results. The fixed beam also eliminates the need to enter the running machine while measuring, which increases safety and saves both time and costs.
Customer interview: SAICA Paper’s Fernando Carroquino
Fernando Carroquino, Industrial Director of SAICA Paper, shares his thoughts about the challenges container board makers are facing from energy efficiency, light weighting and sustainability points of view.
Valmet - Mastering the technique of coated board
Valmet offers the smartest machines and services to help our customers make coated board in a competitive way. With Valmet’s solutions they get lighter board without compromising any functional or visual properties.
Valmet OptiFlo headbox – Transforming Papermaking Since 2012
The OptiFlo headbox introduces a new level of performance with a modular construction developed to meet growing productivity and quality requirements of high quality paper and board machines.
Valmet's BeltSense measuring device
Valmet's patented BeltSense delamination detector provides early warning of shoe press belt failure and facilitates belt replacement before the onset of runnability or paper quality problems.
Valmet for safe and efficient maintenance
Valmet provides maintenance outsourcing services for pulp, paper and board mills around the world, taking full charge of a mill's maintenance function.