Valmet will deliver, install and start-up TwinRoll™ dewatering press to Metsä Board Joutseno mill in Finland. The start-up is planned for October 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed. An order with this scope of supply is usually valued in the range of Euro 2.5-3.5 million, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
“Metsä Board is investing in improving the energy efficiency of its Joutseno chemi-mechanical pulp mill. This investment increases the dry matter content of the pulp going to drying and saves energy for drying. Natural gas consumption will be reduced by 20%,” says Toni Tahvanainen, Vice President and Mill manager, Metsä Board, Joutseno pulp mill.
The scope of Valmet’s supply includes one TwinRoll dewatering press type VPE 1245 for bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp production.
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