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Valmet gets repeat order for a process and quality vision system from BillerudKorsnäs in Skärblacka, Sweden

The system will be installed on the mill's paper machine PM 7 to maximize the production line's efficiency, boost end-product quality and improve business performance.

Valmet gets repeat order for a process and quality vision system from BillerudKorsnäs in Skärblacka, Sweden
BillerudKorsnäs plant - Skärblacka, Sweden.

The system was accepted by the mill and taken into production use in August. In 2017, Valmet supplied an identical system for the mill’s PM 10.

“Having two systems of the same kind makes operation, upkeep and maintenance easier for the mill. Additionally, as Valmet has a local service center nearby, the mill has easy access to service support,” says Aki Torvinen, Business Manager, Machine Vision, Automation, Valmet.

Information about Valmet’s delivery

Valmet’s delivery includes a Valmet IQ Process and Quality Vision (PQV) system that consists of a Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) and a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System (WMS) with 20 cameras. The WIS features transmission and surface inspection for both sides of the web on the 4.9-meter-wide PM 7.

PQV is a comprehensive machine vision solution that covers the entire pulp and paper production process, as well as the production processes of other sheet-based materials.

About Billerud Korsnäs and its Skärblacka mill

BillerudKorsnäs provides packaging materials and solutions that challenge conventional packaging in order to create a more sustainable future. The company is a world-leading provider of primary fibre-based packaging materials, supplying these to customers in more than 100 countries. The company has eight production plants in Sweden, Finland and the UK and employs around 4,400 people in more than 13 countries. BillerudKorsnäs has sales of approximately SEK 22 billion and its shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

The production facility in Skärblacka, just outside Norrköping, is a world-leading manufacturer of high-quality white machine-glazed kraft paper (MG). The mill also produces high-quality brown sack paper and fluting.

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