Valmet to supply analyzers and quality control system for Stora Enso’s Varkaus mill in Finland

Valmet will supply pulp mill and board machine quality management solutions for Stora Enso’s Varkaus mill in Finland. The orders are an addition to the extensive rebuild of the Varkaus mill’s PM 3 fine paper machine supplied by Valmet to produce lightweight containerboard grades announced on May 13, 2014.

The value of the order is not disclosed. Typically, the order value of automation system deliveries ranges from below Euro 1 million to Euro 3 million.

“After the upgrades of both pulp mill and board machine quality management systems, the Varkaus mill will be able to fully exploit the rebuilt machine’s performance potential,” says Aki Korhonen, Director of Analyzers, Measurements and Performance Solutions from Valmet.

The Valmet delivery includes a Valmet Kappa Analyzer for the pulp mill and Valmet IQ quality control system (QCS) for the rebuilt board machine.

Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wood and paper on global markets.

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries