Valmet IQ for Schumacher in Poland

Valmet is set to supply a moisturizer system for a corrugator at Schumacher’s Poledno factory in Bukowiec, Poland. The Valmet IQ Moisturizer with two beams will enable the plant to improve corrugated board quality and reduce production losses caused by warped board. The system will be started up in July 2017. The order was preceded by a successful trial of the Valmet moisturizer beams in late 2016 on the customer’s 2.8 m corrugator.

“We had good experience with re-moisturizing high-grammage 5-ply boards with another device. However, the patented nozzles of the Valmet IQ Moisturizer provide a fine water mist instead of a water jet onto the board and thus offer better controllability. We can now use the device for all board grades without having the negative impact of water stripes,” comments Slawomir Kubinski, Maintenance Manager at Schumacher Poledno.

“We are very pleased that the Schumacher team gave us the opportunity to present the advantages of Valmet IQ quality controls for the first time in Poland. Poland has a strong corrugated board market, consisting of both liner production and a high number of corrugated lines. It was great to get positive feedback from the Schumacher team about the improvements already during the first trials,” states Christian Kallich, Country Manager, Central and Eastern Europe, Automation, Valmet.

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