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Valmet to supply IQ Quality Control System to replace old third-party system for Essity's production line 9 at its tissue mill in Nokia, Finland

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Valmet to supply IQ Quality Control System to replace old third-party system for Essity's production line 9 at its tissue mill in Nokia, Finland

December 23, 2021 - 05:01
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ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply 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 mill in Nokia, Finland. The target is to optimize production and improve the quality of end-product.

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

“We have had a successful co-operation with Valmet for several years, and we have been satisfied with the outcome and their professional service. Now with the new quality control system, we expect to achieve improvement for the product quality,” says Sakari Pentti, Production Manager, Oy Essity Finland Ab.

“We listened to our customer and created a tailored solution according to their need. We are pleased to supply 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 strong service, we are confident that we will fulfill their expectations,” says Juha Mykkänen, Sales Manager, Automation business line, Valmet.

Technical details about the delivery

The Valmet IQ Quality Control System will be delivered with scanner, related measurements and quality controls. With more accurate data available and state-of-the-art multivariable control technology, the machine can be controlled much better than before resulting in improved machine performance and end-product quality.

Information about the customer Oy Essity Finland Ab

Oy Essity Finland Ab is a subsidiary of Essity Group, a leading global hygiene and health company. Oy Essity Finland Ab is located in Nokia, Finland, and the history of the mill starts from 1865. Its business is tissue paper.

VALMET

Corporate Communications

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving 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 enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.  

Valmet's net sales in 2020 were approximately EUR 3.7 billion. Our 14,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.