Espoo /PRNewswire/ - Valmet will deliver two TwinRoll wash presses to Holmen Iggesund Paperboard's Iggesund Mill in Sweden. The start-up is scheduled for October 2024.
The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2023. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
"We are happy to cooperate with Holmen once again and deliver two additional Valmet TwinRoll wash presses to their mill in Iggesund. The wash presses will help them improve the efficiency of the hardwood bleach plant," says Mikael Gustafsson, Senior Sales Manager, Fiberline Sales, Pulp and Energy business line, Valmet.
Technical information about the delivery
Valmet's scope of supply includes two TwinRoll wash presses TRPE-940 including process piping, mechanical erection, basic engineering, commissioning, start-up, process support and advisory services.
Valmet also continues to support Holmen Iggesund to maximize reliability and optimize the performance of the fiberline and cooking through a three-year Performance Agreement. The agreement covers continuous support and collaboration for operation and process evaluations, on-site services, and reports. The agreement includes customer support from Valmet's global network of experts through Valmet Performance Center and various Industrial Internet services.
Information about Holmen
Holmen's business is built around the forest ecocycle and the renewable products they can create from it. Holmen's business areas are Forest, Renewable Energy, Wood Products, Paperboard and Paper. With a workforce of 3,500 people, Holmen generates sales of around SEK 23 billion. The mill in Iggesund is a fully integrated pulp and paperboard factory which produces solid bleach board made from fresh fibres sourced from the responsible forestry operations of Holmen Forest. The mill in Iggesund employs around 800 people.
Read more about the Performance Agreement with Holmen Iggesund: Increasing profitability and pulp production capability by improving performance at Holmen Iggesund
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries. Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward – every day.
The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved when the flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. Valmet's net sales in 2022 were approximately EUR 5.1 billion.