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Valmet to provide advanced process control and service agreement to Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd in China

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Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on June 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet will supply Valmet Recovery Boiler Optimizer advanced process control (APC) solution to Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd in China. The solution will be installed on the company’s pulp line (dubbed PL12) recovery boiler, helping the customer to reduce operating costs, eliminate process variations, optimize control, and improve production efficiency.

Additionally, Valmet will provide Asia Symbol with annual service agreement for Valmet analyzers which are already installed on PL12. The service contains for example expert support, audit service, shut down service, maintenance service, and remote service, which will optimize the performance and sustain the results.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2020. The delivery will take place in the third quarter of 2020.

“Asia Symbol and Valmet have a long cooperation relationship. Valmet’s experts listened to our needs and provided the exact solution we wanted. With Valmet’s advanced process control we will achieve the best combustion efficiency and stable operation performance for this pulp line,” says Wang Bin, Director of automation department, Asia Symbol.

“We are very pleased to provide advanced process control system to Asia symbol. Through our proven automation technology, we are confident that we will help our customer to meet the performance target, as well as achieve savings,” says Chuang Zhao, Sales Manager, China, Automation, Valmet.

Information about Valmet's delivery

Valmet's delivery consists of Valmet Recovery Boiler Optimizer advanced process control solution. Valmet APC is part of the Valmet Industrial Internet offering, and it combines advanced process control and optimization of the process and operation.

Information about the customer Asia Symbol

Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. is currently the biggest wood pulp producer in China. It is a benchmarking enterprise in pulp and paper industrial upgrading, technological progress and green development. Asia Symbol’s main products are bleached hardwood kraft pulp, needle bleached kraft pulp, dissolved pulp, liquid packaging board and high grade ivory board.

Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:
Chuang Zhao, Sales Manager, China, Automation, Valmet, tel. +86 21 3997 5000
Timo Laurila, Business Manager, Automation, Valmet, tel. +358 40 0922 422

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2019 were approximately EUR 3.5 billion. Our more than 13,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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