Valmet is a full-scope supplier to pulp mills, offering advanced technology for recovering and preparing cooking chemicals, and producing energy.
Based on our wide experience and in-depth knowledge of pulping processes, we have developed and commissioned chemical recovery plants with outstanding performance on all continents.
Bioenergy generated by combusting black liquor contributes to the worldwide quest for cleaner power.
It is a fact that almost every chemical recovery cycle offers many opportunities for optimization, which translates into lower costs and better utilization of raw materials.
Customer success stories
CMPC Guaíba pulp mill becomes totally odorless
CMPC Riograndense Ltda’s Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil no longer emits any hazardous or malodorous gases into the environment. They are efficiently controlled and destroyed by Valmet’s non-condensable gas (NCG) treatment system – probably the most comprehensive one in the world.
Suzano sets new standards for green energy in Brazil
In 2011, after years of careful planning and conducting numerous studies, Suzano Pulp and Paper decided to go forward with the most ambitious and challenging project of the South American pulp industry in a decade: to build the most energy-efficient mega mill in the world.
Valmet awarded at Eldorado
Turning a big challenge into a success – this is what happened at the Eldorado Celulose e Papel site when the new greenfield pulp mill started up in the city of Três Lagoas, Brazil, in December 2012. For its work on this project Valmet was nominated as the best engineering–procurement–construction (EPC) supplier.
Rizhao mill:One year of successful operation
APRIL SSYMB Rizhao mill, the world's largest pulp mill, has completed one full year of operation and produced over one million adt bleached pulp. The mill has a state of the art ecofriendly and odorless production.
Recent articles about chemical recovery
Creating a valuable product from hazardous side streams
Producing sulfuric acid from a pulp mill’s non-condensable gases (NCG) is a true win-win-win solution. An innovation developed by Valmet improves the chemical balance of mills, generates cost savings, and reduces environmental impact.
RECOX+ recovery boilers for peak performance
By combining technology, automation and services expertise, Valmet can provide a complete recovery boiler solution with relentless performance.
Sunila makes the most out of lignin
Stora Enso’s Sunila Mill produces kraft lignin with Valmet’s LignoBoostTM technology. In 2018, Stora Enso launched their dry lignin product, LineoTM by Stora Enso, which is an excellent alternative to fossil-based materials.
Lignin Upgraded – new lignin qualities with LignoBoost
Valmet’s LignoBoost process has been developed further and new process concepts can tailor the extracted lignin into different qualities. This gives new options for kraft pulp mills to go into new businesses.
Rising to the challenge to limit emissions
To meet the new, very tight NOx emission limits for its recovery boilers, Sun Paper turned to Valmet to deliver a DeNOx scrubber for recovery boiler.