Metso wins major order

for process optimization services from Klabin

  • March 22, 2013
  • Metso wins major order
    Metso wins major order

Metso's Process Optimization Business Solution enables Klabin to significantly improve at the mill level production efficiency, increase synergy between different areas inside its mills, improve safety as well as reduce Klabin's environmental footprint.

Brazil's packaging paper producer Klabin has continued its long partnership with Metso trough a contract for the supply of its Process Optimization Business Solution which involves working with Klabin to increase production efficiency at the company's Otacílio Costa and Correia Pinto mills. The contract scope represents the largest contract for Metso in South America and the second largest global order.

Metso's Process Optimization Business Solution consists of a number of process optimization services, built around Advanced Process Control technology, which are used to stabilize individual production processes and then improve production efficiency in those processes. The solution consists of expert services coupled with delivery of Advanced Process Controls technology, pulp analyzers. In order to better deliver an optimum service, Metso will put on site a resident for quality and process control systems already in place. A team of 25 specialists from Metso were involved in the study and proposals for Klabin, following Metso's strategy to combine different areas and experiences in an integrated solution for its clients.

In the Correia Pinto mill the focus is on washing line optimization and steam network balancing. In the Otacílio Costa site focus in on two evaporation plants, recovery boiler, causticizing plant and steam network optimization. Both mills are located in Santa Catarina state, a Southern region of Brazil.