Performance improvement services that enable plants to increase competitiveness under ever changing business conditions are very important for papermakers.
Performance improvement at Pabco board machine, Vernon California, USA
A new Metso-supplied automation infrastructure – which replaced antiquated chart recorders and analog controllers - has paid off handsomely for the Vernon, California mill. Product quality variability is much improved. In fact, customers rate the quality as the best ever.
- Board quality variability has been reduced substantially
- Fiber consumption has been reduced by 14%
- Drying energy and chemical consumption is down
- Production speeds have been increased
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