Valmet will deliver a biomass-fired boiler plant and related automation and environmental systems to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill (Segezha PPM) in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
The boiler will produce steam for the mill's production processes and enables the mill to use wood residues and sludge as fuel and thus reduce the use of heavy fuel oil and lower its emissions and environmental impact. Valmet's delivery is scheduled for 2017. The value of the order is not disclosed.
Valmet's delivery includes a 90 MW HYBEX boiler utilizing BFB combustion technology, Valmet electrostatic precipitator based flue gas cleaning equipment, electrification and a Valmet DNA automation system to control and operate the plant.
Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill is part of Segezha Group, a vertically integrated international forest industry holding company that comprises Russian and European enterprises in the forest, wood processing and pulp and paper industries as well as paper packaging manufacturing enterprises.
Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.