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Colored tissue says goodbye to nuclear basis weight


With good results following a recent quality control system (QCS) upgrade on tissue machine 1 (TM1) at Metsä Tissue’s Žilina mill in Slovakia, a second IQ Fiber measurement has now been installed on TM2 producing colored tissue. Simultaneously measuring fiber weight and moisture, Metso IQ Fiber has replaced the traditional nuclear basis weight sensors. Successfully installed on over 140 tissue machines using virgin pulp to 100% recycled furnish, the need for nuclear safety training and licens... Read more

Predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance system delivers 8-month ROI


Many mills today have undergone a maintenance evolution, from corrective maintenance only to a modern, proactive philosophy where the servicing is done for well-founded reasons to prevent unexpected failures. However, both operations and maintenance people need the tools to measure, analyze and predict when maintenance is required and, equally important, when it is not required. Read more

On-site Expert

Uptime plus extra value by On-site Expert


“Much credit for the improved grade change performance goes to the expert service representative by connecting with the mill process and process operators. He creates his own solutions proactively, even before the mill people have seen the problem. Our service is very much about personal communications. We rate the service as A+,” Mill Production Manager. Read more

Polymer plant waste water treatment

A polymer emulsion producer improves waste water treatment


Recently a global producer of polymer emulsion chemicals ordered a Metso LS measurement to enhance the operation of their sludge handling at the waste water treatment plant. To assure operation of an industrial waste water treatment plant, reliable measurement systems are required to keep the solid content to the municipal waste water plant within approved limits. Read more

Metso DNA operating with waves in Portugal


Energy from wave power? This is reality in Portugal where AW-Energy has successfully completed a project to produce electricity from waves. The process is controlled with Metso’s automation solution Metso DNA. Read more

Norilsk Nickel Siilinjärvi

Norilsk Nickel relies on Metso’s condition monitoring expertise


Following the delivery of a Metso Sensodec 6S condition monitoring system to Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta, remote diagnostic support provided by Metso has proved to be an invaluable aid to predictive maintenance. Today the plant is the seventh largest nickel refinery in the world with an annual capacity of 65,000 tonnes of nickel. Read more

The world’s first oblique icebreaking vessel “BALTIKA” chooses Metso DNA


Baltika is the first ship ever to break ice sideways and to make a 50-meter-wide channel in the ice. Usually, two conventional icebreakers are needed to make a similar channel. The innovation has been built at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. The vessel represents the latest maritime technology and has Metso’s latest automation technology onboard. Read more