Largest-ever pulp industry valve order for Metso

Metso will supply several thousand valves with accessories and spare parts for PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills, located in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia. The order is Metso's largest ever flow control products delivery for a pulp and paper industry customer. When commissioned during 2016, the new plant will be the biggest single pulp plant in the world.

The extensive delivery consists of valves for control and on-off use, including segment, ball, butterfly and standard and severe service globe valves complemented with intelligent valve controllers. "Metso's reliable valves and intelligent valve controllers are designed to eliminate emissions and increase process efficiency. When using Metso's valves effectively the customer can increase sustainability and safety in the pulp making process", says See Hoe Lau, vice president, Sales and Services, Flow Control, Asia Pacific market area, Metso. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Metso and Asia Pulp and Paper Group have long-term customer relationship and Metso's flow control solutions are contributing to efficient processes at several plants in Indonesia and China.