Valmet will supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia. In the project, paper machine, which was originally producing fine paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce brown grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The value of an order of this type is typically around Euro 20-30 million.
Valmet's grade conversion delivery will include a forming section rebuild into OptiFormer Gap with shoe and blade technology, a new IntelliPress shoe press as part of press section rebuild, pre- and after-dryer section rebuilds, a new IntelliReel reel with transfer rails and process ventilation and runnability equipment for the board machine.
The delivery will also include Valmet DNA automation system for machine controls, spare parts and consumables packages related to the machinery in the delivery. This combination of technology and automation will provide high-quality end-products and a significant capacity increase of the production line.