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Metso to supply four modern IQ quality control systems for Sappi Fine Paper Europe mills in Germany and the Netherlands

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Metso to supply four modern IQ quality control systems for Sappi Fine Paper Europe mills in Germany and the Netherlands

August 11, 2011 - 02:24

HELSINKI, Aug. 11, 2011 (Press Release) -Metso will supply four modern Metso IQ systems to replace four aging quality control systems in three separate Sappi mills in Europe. The delivery includes a total of twelve scanners for three paper machines in Stockstadt and Maastricht as well as one coater in Alfeld, the latter also including four Metso IQ Coating Profilers.

The replacements are planned for August, September and December 2011.

Sappi Fine Paper Europe is the leading producer of coated fine paper in Europe with an annual capacity of approximately 4 million tons of coated and uncoated paper brands.

Metso IQ quality control system including high-level intelligent control applications optimize the cross machine performance for papermaking processes. It integrates process quality management, measurements and profile controls resulting faster startups and grade changes, reduced dryer breaks and better runnability with stable short circulation improving uniformity of the wet sheet.