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Valmet Oyj: will provide quality control system to Oy Essity Finland Ab

Valmet Oyj commercial press release on December 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet will supply the IQ quality control system to Oy Essity Finland Ab. The new system will replace the old third-party system and will be installed on production line 9 at the company’s tissue paper mill in Nokia, Finland. The aim is to optimize production and improve the quality of the final product.

The order is included in Valmet orders received in the fourth quarter of 2021.Delivery will take place in the first half of 2022.

“We have had a fruitful cooperation with Valmet for several years, and we were pleased with the result and their professional service.Now, with the new quality control system, we hope to achieve product quality improvement ”, states Sakari Pentti, production manager, Oy Essity Finland Ab.

“We listened to our customers and created a solution tailored to their needs. We are delighted to provide the quality control system to improve their quality. Our online measurements and controls will increase the stability of production.With our combination of process know-how and solid service, we are confident that we will meet their expectations, ”says JuhaMykkänen, Sales Manager, Automation business line, Valmet.

Technical delivery details

the Valmet IQ quality control systemwill be delivered with the scanner, associated measurements and quality controls. With more accurate data available and advanced multivariable control technology, the machine can be controlled much better than before, which improves machine performance and the quality of the end product.

Customer Information Oy Essity Finland Ab

Oy Essity Finland Ab is a subsidiary of the Essity group, a leading global company in the field of hygiene and health. Oy Essity Finland Ab is located in Nokia, Finland, and the history of the mill dates back to 1865. Its business is tissue paper.

Business communication

For more information, please contact:
Juha Mykkänen, Sales Manager, Automation Business Line, Valmet, tel. +358 40 543 4704

Valmet is the world’s leading developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services to the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the world champion in the service of our customers.

Valmet’s strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers’ processes and improve the efficient use of raw materials and energy.

Valmet’s net sales in 2020 were around 3.7 billion euros. Our 14,000 professionals around the world work closely with our customers and are committed to advancing the performance of our customers – every day. Valmet’s head office is located in Espoo, Finland, and its shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

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