Pulp drying

Move forward with world record technology

Valmet offers best available technology for efficient and economic pulp drying and baling. Our wide and flexible technology offering facilitates several pulp grades with end products like dissolving, fluff and market pulp. With efficient solutions we offer you the lowest steam and energy consumption on the market. The high availability and high speed of our reliable equipment means more production for you.


Capacities from

500 to 4300 t/d

Steam consumption

800 kg/Adt

Energy consumption

100 kW/Adt

High speed

300 bales/h

Our professionals have built the largest pulp dryers in the world and applied them successfully in three different continents. Valmet drying machines hold world record capacities with gap former and fourdrinier technologies, with single machines daily productions topping over 4300 tons.

An easy-to-run and high capacity technology concept gives flexibility to operate different wood species and an advantageous overall economy.

Improve your performance together with Valmet.


To maximize the reliability and performance of your processes; utilize our advanced services and remote support.


  • Södra Cell’s Värö mill chooses Valmet to supply major upgrade

    Södra Cell's Expansion Värö 2.0 plan will increase the capacity to 850,000 tonnes per year. The increase is taking place in two steps, with the first aiming to reach 780,000 tonnes per year by 2022.

  • Nippon Dynawave Packaging: new pulp drying and baling line increases flexibility

    Nippon Dynawave Packaging’s (NDP) new pulp drying and baling line will increase the ability to shift economically between the available fiber while maximizing the current pulp production capacity. Despite the project’s challenging and exciting nature, it marks a new success in the long collaboration between Valmet and Nippon.

  • Valmet supports Mercer Stendal's growth strategy

    In order to support Mercer Stendals growth strategy for environmental performance in combination with pulp production increase Valmet will supply rebuilds to the batch cooking plant, pulp dryer, lime kiln and in the bark boiler at Mercer Stendal pulp mill in Germany. All projects combine latest design and technology improvements.





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