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Valmet to Supply a Cooking Plant Rebuild for Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner Mill in Sweden

Feb. 12, 2018 - Valmet will supply Smurfit Kappa with a cooking plant rebuild into CompactCooking G2 and brown stock washing equipment for its kraftliner mill in Piteň, Sweden.

Valmet's scope of supply includes a new ImpBin™ with CompactFeed™ G3, pump feeding system and a new pressure diffuser.

"The rebuilt cooking plant will utilize the wood raw material more efficiently and lower the use of additive chemicals in the process. In addition, the cooking rebuild will lower the energy consumption within the process area which is in line with our sustainability goals," says Bo Johansson, Technical Manager at Smurfit Kappa Piteň.

The start-up of the cooking plant rebuild and brown stock washing equipment is planned for May 2019.

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SOURCE: Valmet