News Trending


24.01.2018 0

Valmet to supply a repeat order of OptiConcept M board production line for Pratt Industries in North America

Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M board production line with automation for Pratt Paper (IN), LLC for Pratt's new greenfield paper mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA. The mill will use 100% recovered paper to produce lightweight and high-performance linerboard and corrugated medium. This will be the second OptiConcept M board production line for Pratt and is repeating the order of PM 16, which successfully started up in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA, in 2015. The start-up of the new board machine, PM 17, is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Read more

29.12.2017 0

Valmet to supply three moisturizer systems to SCG Packaging in Thailand

Valmet will supply three Valmet IQ Moisturizer systems to Siam Kraft Industry Co., Ltd and Thai Cane Paper Public Co., Ltd. Both companies are under SCG Packaging in Thailand. Three moisturizers with moisture CD control will be installed at PM6 and PM7 at Wangsala mill and PM11 at Prachinburi mill. With the new solution, the mills will be able to improve the board quality on paper machines.

Read more

21.12.2017 0

Valmet to supply key solutions for three containerboard machines in China

Valmet will supply board machine key technology and machine control systems for three new containerboard machines in China. Two of the machines will be producing liner and one will be producing fluting. The start-ups of the machines are scheduled for 2019.

The orders are included in Valmet's fourth quarter of 2017 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Typically, a project of this type and scope is valued at EUR 30-40 million.

Read more

01.11.2017 0

Valmet introduces new scanner for corrugated board manufacturers

Finland-based Valmet has recently introduced a new scanner to offer more economical ways to measure liner moisture levels for corrugated board manufacturers. 

The Valmet IQ Converting Scanner enables the use of Valmet IQ CDMD controls in corrugators, resulting to higher quality and improved productivity. 

The new technology features innovative sensor support technology to enable easy installation in different process locations. 

Read more

11.10.2017 0

Three Valmet IQ Moisturizers started up at Dunapack's corrugated line

The three Valmet IQ Moisturizers delivered to Dunapack Mosburger's corrugated line in Strasswalchen, Austria, have been successfully started up. With the new solutions, the plant will be able to improve corrugated box quality and plant performance.

Since 2012-2013, Dunapack Packaging has invested more than EUR 30 million in its Mosburger Strasswalchen production site, including a new 2.8-meter-wide corrugated line.

Read more