Valmet will deliver automation technology to Nepa Ltd. in India for its two refurbished paper machines and new de-inking plant. Startup is scheduled for the end of February 2017.

The technology, which includes a mill-wide Valmet DNA automation system to control the machines and de-inking plant, will enable the paper mill to increase productivity and improve product quality. The delivery also includes a Valmet IQ quality-control system with scanning measurements and multipredictive, cross-direction and machine-direction controls. The scanning system includes new scanners with basis weight, moisture, caliper and ash measurements.