BillerudKorsnäs Orders Valmet Measurement, Analyzer Technology for Board Machine in Sweden (1/31/2018)

BillerudKorsnäs Orders Valmet Measurement, Analyzer Technology for Board Machine in Sweden (1/31/2018)

With advanced and best-available measurement and analyzer technology, the mill will be able to achieve the very high board quality goals set for the machine.

Valmet, Finland, will supply 36 online measurements, consistency transmitters, and analyzers to BillerudKorsnäs's new board machine in Gruvön, Sweden. With advanced and best-available measurement and analyzer technology, the mill will be able to achieve the very high board quality goals set for the machine.

The value of the order was not disclosed. The delivery is scheduled for March 2018.

"Valmet was able to offer a complete package, including all of the needed measurements, consistency transmitters, and analyzers. Our long tradition of innovative measurement solutions and professional project management were in our favor," said Aki Korhonen, director of Valmet Analyzers, Measurements, and Performance Solutions.

The board machine will have an annual capacity of 550,000 metric tons of board. It will produce liquid packaging board, carton board, food service board, and liner. Production is expected to start up in the first quarter of 2019.

Valmet's delivery includes one (photo) Valmet Pulp Analyzer (Valmet MAP), 24 Valmet Microwave Consistency Transmitters (Valmet MCA), seven Valmet Rotating Consistency Transmitters (Valmet Rotary), three Valmet Retention Measurements (Valmet RM3), and one Valmet Wet End Analyzer (Valmet WEM).