Tag Archives: Valmet DNA Automation System

Arauco Mill Produces First Bale of Pulp on New Production Line in Chile

Arauco on January 20 produced the first bale of eucalyptus kraft pulp by the new production line (Line 3) at Arauco Mill in southern Chile. The construction of the new production line is part of Arauco’s MAPA Project, which also includes major improvements to Line 2 and the closure of Line 1 — the last […]

Valmet to rebuild cooking, fiberline and evaporation plant for Andhra Paper Limited in India

Valmet has been selected to rebuild the cooking, fiberline and evaporation plant of Andhra Paper’s Rajahmundry unit in India. The delivery is scheduled to take place in December 2023, and the start-up is planned for the first quarter 2024. The order is included in Valmet’s order received of the fourth quarter 2022. The value of […]

Valmet introduces new lime kiln flame profile application for pulp mills

Valmet introduces a new flame profiling application that enables real-time flame detection and monitoring in a pulp mill’s lime kiln environments. At the same time, the Valmet Furnace Imaging System, IR is updated with new optics and a port rodder, improving the overall Valmet Boiler Diagnostics Systems offering. The new flame profiling software is an add-on […]

Valmet and Opal Botany Mill sign mill maintenance agreement

Valmet and Opal have agreed to extend the Mill Maintenance Operations Agreement and thus continue the long-term co-operation for mill maintenance services at Opal’s B9 board making line in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Valmet-supplied B9 started up in 2012. After the start-up, Valmet took the responsibility of the establishment of maintenance operations, site […]

Valmet acquires NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business

Valmet entered into an agreement on November 9th to acquire the U.S.-based NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business. The value of the acquisition will not be disclosed. The acquisition is estimated to be completed on January 1st, 2023 at the earliest. NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business specializes in process control and optimization solutions for batch, continuous […]

Irani Papel e Embalagem invests in new automation and control systems

Valmet will supply Valmet DNA Automation System and Valmet IQ Quality Control System to Irani Papel e Embalagem (Irani) for their Gaia Platform at Vargem Bonita Mill, located in Santa Catarina state, Brazil. Irani selected Valmet’s automation system based on good references in technology, service support and low ownership costs. The installation is scheduled to […]