Valmet and Opal have agreed to extend the mill maintenance operations agreement and thus continue the long-term co-operation for mill maintenance services at Opal’s B9 board making line in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Valmet-supplied B9 started up in 2012. After the start-up, Valmet took the responsibility of the establishment of maintenance operations, site maintenance services and specific performance optimization projects. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed.
Valmet provides mill maintenance services for the Opal Botany mill. Valmet is responsible for securing the reliability at the site through planning, leadership, management, development, and execution of maintenance. Additionally, Valmet will bring new solutions to improve efficiency and accuracy of the daily maintenance.
Opal operates the Botany Mill, Australia’s most advanced brown packaging recycling facility where they produce 100% recycled liners and corrugating mediums. Opal is an innovative renewable packaging company which is part of the Nippon Paper Group.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.
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