Cartulinas CMPC S.A. and KPA Unicon Oy have signed a contract for the delivery of Unicon Biograte 30 t/h steam boiler plant to Cartulinas Valdivia mill in Chile. In addition to wood chips, bark and sawdust, the plant operates on bio sludge and it produces steam for the mills carton board production process. The plant will be started up for operation in December 2018, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
The contract covers all process equipment, buildings, installation supervision, commissioning and training of operating personnel. The heart of the plant is Unicon Biograte combustion technology, which is specifically designed to utilize challenging biofuels for energy production with high efficiency and low emissions.
The plant is also equipped with KPA Unicon’s PlantSys system for local and remote control. PlantSys collects data from the process equipment and makes operation of the plant easy and reliable. It also visualizes the data in easily understandable format. PlantSys also enables a secure remote access to the plant to optimize the parameters and predict the future service and maintenance needs.
KPA Unicon will also take care of the maintenance of the plant as the parties have agreed on a 5 years maintenance contract. In addition to spare parts and local maintenance activities, the contract includes remote support service from KPA Unicon control room.
Cartulinas CMPC S.A. is an affiliate of Empresas CMPC S.A. It manufactures and markets folding boxboard.