Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on May 2, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EEST

Valmet will supply a mill wide Valmet DNA Automation System with the new Valmet DNA User Interface and consistency measurements package to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India. The target of the investment is to ensure a smooth start-up, to optimize the equipment efficiency and to achieve premium board quality.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2022. The value of the order is not disclosed. The delivery is scheduled for the end of the second quarter 2022.

The order is a follow-up of the Valmet IQ Quality Control System order to Lemit’s board machine. The solution will provide reliable and accurate measurements and controls for various locations in secondary fiber treatment in pulp mill and board making line.

“We at Lemit Papers strive for top notch technology and want to invest in advanced and proven technologies. We chose Valmet based on the market-wide positive reviews and the local presence. The cooperation with Valmet on the automation system will increase operational reliability and ensure high quality of our duplex board”, says Mr. Praful Detroja, Chief Managing Director, Lemit Papers LLP.

“We are delighted to supply the Valmet automation solutions to Lemit Papers. After having executed several similar projects in India, our references and local services helped to secure this order”, says Ramesh Chandra, Solution Sales Manager, Asia Pacific, Automation Systems business line, Valmet.

Technical details about the delivery

Valmet’s delivery includes Valmet DNA Automation System, Valmet DNA User Interface, twelve Valmet Blade Consistency Measurements (Valmet SP), eight Valmet Optical Consistency Measurements (Valmet OCR) and one Valmet Optical Low Consistency Measurement (Valmet LC). The distributed control system (DCS) will cover the pulp mill and board making line. All controls are in one platform that allows users an easy access to the data as well as efficient collaboration. The consistency measurements offer reliability and accuracy for the paper quality control.

Together with the Valmet IQ Quality Control System (QCS), providing accurate basis weight and moisture measurements for precise multivariable MD controls, the automation system will help to improve both the operation efficiency and the paper quality.

Information about Lemit Papers

Lemit Papers LLP is a part of the L group of Companies, established in 2021. Lemit Papers has advanced machinery with future-proof automation. The production capacity is 450 TPD. Lemit Papers’ product portfolio will include grey and white back duplex board with premium and standard grade HWC coating, available in 200 to 450 GSM in thickness. Lemit Paper will set a new benchmark in quality with readiness to serve the domestic as well as the international markets. For more information, please visit

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For further information, please contact:
Pravin Tripathi, Senior Manager, Solution Sales, Asia Pacific, Automation Systems business line, Valmet,

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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