Stora Enso Oyj is implementing Honeywell's technologies as part of a modernization and optimization effort at their paper mill in Varkaus, Finland. Stora Enso will use Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) process automation, safety system and manufacturing optimization technologies to modernize one of its key mills and help it meet rising demand for renewable packaging board, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
"Stora Enso's business objective is to produce and deliver the highest quality paper and board products in the world, and Honeywell's portfolio of technologies will help them reach this goal safely, reliably and efficiently," said Ali Raza, vice president, HPS.
The Stora Enso project coincides with conversion of the facility to produce kraftliner, a virgin-fiber-based containerboard. Globally, the company produces a number of products, including about 5.6 million tons of chemical pulp, 10.9 million tons of paper and board, and 14 billion square feet of corrugated packaging.
Honeywell Process Solutions is a pioneer in automation control, instrumentation and services for the oil and gas; refining; pulp and paper; industrial power generation; chemicals and petrochemicals; biofuels.