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
Valmet Methanol Purification - Unleashing the green value of methanol
Methanol is a pulp mill byproduct with great potential. Its better use may help a pulp mill lower the fuel costs, lower the carbon footprint and increase production.
ARAUCO MAPA project - Building the future mill
ARAUCO’s major expansion project in Chile - MAPA – is being constructed with a good pace. Once completed, the mill will focus on producing high-quality pulp and renewable energy. Advanced technology will secure efficient processes for years to come.
Taking the learnings from doctoral thesis to work as a product engineer
Tiina Keipi works as a product engineer in Valmet’s Recovery business unit. Before she joined Valmet she did her doctoral dissertation at the Tampere University of Technology but not in the area of recovery boilers but about Technology Development and Techno-Economic Analysis of Hydrogen Production by Thermal Decomposition of Methane.
Valmet’s participation in InnoEvent led to fresh new ideas and proof of the importance of team functionality
Valmet asked student teams to bring in new ideas related to team work, thriving together and boosting inner motivation in an annual five day innovation festival InnoEvent in Tampere Finland.
Project success is built on experts working together
"The OKI pulp mill project was special in many ways," tells Johan Schotte, who was Valmet’s project director in the project.
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.