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Metso to supply modernization and machinery rebuilds to Stora Enso Heinola fluting mill in Finland

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Metso to supply modernization and machinery rebuilds to Stora Enso Heinola fluting mill in Finland

August 16, 2011 - 03:39

HELSINKI, Aug. 16, 2011 (Press Release) -The modernization work targets to raise quality, save energy and improve maintenance in the mill

Metso will supply its modern Metso IQ control quality system to Stora Enso Heinola's Fluting Mill. Metso was chosen for its' single source expertise in automation and instrumentation coupled with its' stock preparation, paper machine and paper finishing technologies.

The extensive rebuild and modernization work includes the replacement of aging QCS system, a retrodilution headbox rebuild, refiner, dilution water and short circulation screens, FoilForce tail threading, IQ Steam Profiler and Machine Control System (MCS) added with electrical and field instrumentation engineering, refiner area and headbox instrumentation.

The project is planned to be completed in September 2011.

Stora Enso's Heinola Fluting Mill has produced high-quality fluting since 1961. Today, the mill produces 300,000 tpy of semi-chemical fluting. About 90 % of the mill's production is being exported for fruit and vegetable packaging as well as for packaging of consumer electronics and machine parts.

Metso IQ quality control system

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