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Valmet to Supply Automation Technology to Nepa Limited in India

Valmet DNA Automation System Valmet's delivery to Nepa Limited includes a mill-wide Valmet DNA automation system to control the two paper machines, PM 1 and PM 2, as well as the deinking plant.

Dec. 7, 2016 - Valmet announced that it will deliver automation technology to Nepa Limited in India for its two refurbished paper machines and new deinking plant.

According to Valmet, the new automation system will enable the paper mill to increase productivity and improve product quality.

Typically, the order value of this kind of automation system deliveries is below EUR one million, Valmet added.

Valmet's delivery includes a mill-wide Valmet DNA automation system to control the two paper machines, PM 1 and PM 2, as well as the deinking plant.

The delivery also includes a complete Valmet IQ quality control system with scanning measurements and state-of-the-art multi-predictive cross direction and machine direction controls. The scanning system includes new scanners with basis weight, moisture, caliper and ash measurements.

The startup of the new system is scheduled for the end of February 2017.

Nepa Limited is one of the leading newsprint producers in India and operates two paper machines with a total annual capacity of approximately 88,000 tons. The company will expand its product offerings to writing and printing paper grades after installing a new deinking system as well as refurbishing its paper machines and power plant under its renovation, maintenance development plan.

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

SOURCE: Valmet