Valmet Recovery Boiler User Group Conference

We are excited to announce that the Valmet Recovery Boiler User Group (RBUG) will be returning as an in-person event in 2023!

Start date: Aug 14, 2023

End date: Aug 16, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, North America

Who Should Attend?
Employees of Pulp mills with Valmet Recovery Boilers or other Valmet/Metso recovery equipment.

(Please note this event is by invitation only. We reserve the right to deny admission to those who do not qualify.)

Conference Highlights
The Users’ Group (RBUG) will leverage the overall technical expertise and experience of Valmet Fleet Operators. This conference will include identifying best practices, developing effective and innovative solutions, new product development, and improvement areas for future R&D projects as well as keeping everyone up to date on the latest industry developments and issues.

NEW: Recovery Boiler User Group Agenda

Topics typically covered during RBUG:

  • Liquor Cycle Issues / Optimization
  • Recovery Boiler Tuning (Case Study)
  • Future of Boiler Inspections
  • Update Recovery Boiler Smelt Spout Area (Spout, Spout Plug, Robot)
  • Air System Modifications and Justifications
  • Feedback on Valmet Boiler Tube Deposit Inspections
  • Recaust/Recovery Boiler Update
  • Update on Composite and WOL Tubing
  • Dissolving Tank Challenges / Solutions
  • BMS Audits and Recommendations
  • Evaporator Area Inspections (Case Study)
  • Ask the Expert (Field Services Q&A Panel)
  • NCGs Discussion (Case Study)
  • Owners / Mill Discussion
  • Recovery Area Control System Upgrades / Optimization
  • What’s new on Lignin Removal
  • Vapor Phase Cleaning (Case Study)
  • Demo stations


Register now

When registering, please use Google Chrome.


Hotel Registration

The group will be staying at:

Hilton Garden Inn, Charlotte Waverly
7415 Waverly Walk Ave
Charlotte, NC 28277
Phone number: (704) 992-9900

If calling hotel to reserve rooms, use code VALMET when reserving. 

The early bird hotel prices end on July 28, 2023.

Hotel Accommodations Online Booking Link

OEM Personnel
Submit your online registration before July 17th @ $150/person (USD)
After $200/person (USD).

Please contact Yvonne Nelson (704-414-3483) for payment details.

Non-OEM Attendees
Sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Yvonne Nelson (704-414-3483) for additional information.

Note: This conference will be offered on a "first come, first-served" basis. Seats are limited.

Benefits of attending the Valmet Recovery Boiler User Group Conference