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Valmet to deliver dewatering elements to Al Dhafra Paper Manufacturing Company in the United Arab Emirates

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Valmet is to deliver Dewatering Element Ceramics to Al Dhafra Paper Manufacturing Company’s paper mill in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2024. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery is scheduled for the second quarter of 2024.

The Valmet Dewatering Element Ceramics are made of wear-resistant material offering long and trouble-free operation and optimized dewatering in the forming section of the mill’s paper machine.

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“At Valmet, we strive to develop an open dialogue with our customers and seek ways to continuously develop their performance further. We believe this delivery will strengthen our cooperation with Al Dhafra mill, leading to new successful projects in the future,” says Luigi Lupi, Product Manager for paper process parts in the Services business line at Valmet.

The delivery continues the original equipment manufacturer legacy of Coldwater Seals, a global provider of consumables and services for the pulp and paper industry that Valmet acquired in 2022.

Delivery's technical information

Valmet’s delivery includes the replacement of dewatering elements in the forming section of the mill’s paper machine and inspection of the old, worn-out dewatering elements to be reconditioned and stored for later use.

About the customer

Al Dhafra Paper Manufacturing Company is part of the M.A.H.Y. Khoory Group, one of the oldest corporates established in the UAE with over 2,000 employees across the Middle East. Al Dhafra Paper Manufacturing Company is located in Abu Dhabi, where it produces fluting and test liner from 100% recycled wastepaper.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries. Our more than 19,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers’ performance forward – every day.

The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. Valmet’s net sales in 2023 were approximately EUR 5.5 billion.

Valmet’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.    

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