Metso to supply Quality Control System for Stora Enso's board mills |

Metso to supply Quality Control System for Stora Enso's board mills

Metso to supply Quality Control System for Stora Enso's board mills

May 3, 2012 - Metso received an order for a Metso IQ quality control system from Stora Enso Skoghall. The system will be installed on BM8, one of the largest board machines in the world with an annual production amount of over 400,000 tons. The order was placed after careful evaluation, since Stora Enso places high demands on availability. One of the main criteria for the choice of supplier was to minimize the risk of production losses, both during the project phase and during normal operation of the board machine.

The delivery includes four scanners with the latest sensor versions, Metso Moisturizer IQ for the drying section, a reconstruction of the coating stations for automatic profiling with the new actuators, Metso IQ Dilution Profilers, plus MD and CD controls.

Metso is responsible for delivery, installation and performance.  Installation and commissioning will take place in three phases starting in October 2012. The last stage will be carried out during the autumn shutdown in 2014.

“We are pleased and proud of this extensive order and consider it a privilege to work with Stora Enso Skoghall,” Says Maria Dotzsky, Regional Director at Metso Automation.

Metso IQ quality control system, including high-level intelligent control applications, optimizes the cross-machine performance of papermaking processes. It integrates process quality management, measurements and profile controls, resulting in faster startups and grade changes, reduced dryer breaks and better runnability with stable short circulation to improves the uniformity of the wet sheet. (

Metso IQ profilers provide effective profile management, improve production and runnability, and ensure better paper quality and printing properties. Metso's profilers feature advanced self-diagnostics and compact designs for easy maintenance and installation.

Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliver sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.

The Automation segment’s process automation and flow control solutions meet the growing needs of Metso’s customer industries to improve production process efficiency as raw materials and energy sources become scarcer and their costs increase. Our global network of service experts delivers business solutions to our customers that improve their productivity, lower risks and optimize costs.

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