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Valmet to Supply Web Monitoring System to Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System Valmet's delivery consists of a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System (WMS) with 51 cameras throughout the whole production process on KM3.

Dec. 12, 2018 - Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System to Mayr-Melnhof Karton's KM3 board machine in Frohnleiten, Austria. The system will improve the overall production efficiency.

Typically, the order value of these kinds of automation system deliveries is below EUR one million, Valmet said.

Valmet's delivery consists of a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System (WMS) with 51 cameras throughout the whole production process on KM3. The high-speed cameras will monitor critical process areas and help the operators analyze the root causes of web runnability disturbances.

According to Valmet, key benefits for the mill are faster break recovery and preventive troubleshooting with leading technology camera equipment and video analysis tools. With a trim width of 4.4 m, KM3 produces recycled and barrier coated cartonboard in the weight range from 230 to 380 gsm.

Mayr-Melnhof Karton's Frohnleiten Mill has the capacity to produce 520,000 tons per year of recycled cartonboard on two machines.

Mayr-Melnhof Karton is the world's largest producer of coated recycled fiber-based cartonboard with a significant position in virgin fiber-based cartonboard. With an annual production capacity exceeding 1.7 million tons, approx. 80% is accounted for by recycled fiber-based cartonboard and approx. 20% by virgin fiber-based cartonboard.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. To learn more, please visit: www.valmet.com

SOURCE: Valmet