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.
Recent articles about chemical recovery
Project Star: Evaporation and white liquor plants are delivered by Valmet in Brazil
Valmet concluded on September 9th the delivery of the evaporation and white liquor plants in Project Star, the new Bracell’s dissolving pulp mill, located in Lençóis Paulista, state of São Paulo, Brazil. The delivery includes equipment of high technological level, in terms of technical, energy and environmental performance.
Lignin is finding new high-value, low-carbon ways to replace fossil-based chemicals
Stora Enso, which has the strategy of being the Renewable Materials Company, is leading the way in developing new qualities of kraft lignin. This renewable raw material has big potential to substitute for less environmentally friendly polymers in a wide range of applications.
Valmet starts final phase of works in Bracell’s Project Star
Valmet’s delivery to Bracell's new mill includes an evaporation plant and a white liquor plant. Around 500 special parts were transported in six months for the Lençóis Paulista mill.
Latest technology from Valmet to Metsä Fibre's Kemi bioproduct mill
Valmet will deliver all main process islands and automation systems for Metsä Fibre's Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland.
Valmet LignoBoost XS: Concept development and experience with first plant delivery
This article is a summary of a paper which will be presented at the International Chemical Recovery Conference ICRC in Brazil in 2021.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORIES
World records at OKI pulp mill
APP’s OKI pulp and paper mill in Indonesia is one of the largest in the world. The mill has broken several world records since its start-up in 2016, while delivering top quality. The success of the project lies in the mix of the best pulp expertise and a true team effort.
The next generation bioproduct mill
Metsä Group’s new bioproduct mill takes pulp production to a new level. In the mill, every single bit of the wood raw material and production side streams are utilized to achieve maximum material and energy efficiency.
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.