Valmet: to supply automation solution for Melitta

Espoo / FI. (val) Valmet will supply an automation solution to Melitta Europe for the company’s paper production plant in Minden, Germany. The order includes Valmet’s distributed control system, Valmet IQ quality control system and Valmet IQ fault detection system. The solution will replace the plant’s existing, ageing automation system. Using Valmet’s latest automation technology, the fully integrated solution will help Melitta to efficiently optimise its production and ensure optimum quality.

«We chose Valmet’s solution for our upgrade project because we wanted an all-inclusive package that included a distributed control system, quality control system and fault detection. Valmet’s automation solution is well known in the pulp and paper industry and Valmet has a lot of experience in paper production processes,» says Eduard Pertsch, Technical Manager at Melitta Minden.

«This is a great opportunity for us to work with Melitta. The company was looking for an integrated solution and our latest technology, especially our quality control system, was the key,» says Martin Grundmann, Regional Sales Manager for Valmet’s Automation Systems Business Line in Germany.

About Melitta Europa

Melitta Europa GmbH is the operating unit of the Melitta Group. Melitta is a German family-owned company that was created in 1908 based on the invention of Melitta Bentz, who developed the world’s first coffee filter. Melitta operates internationally with brands and products to meet different needs. The company strives to anticipate market trends and develop products that make life easier. The group has an annual turnover of EUR 1.7 billion and employs around 5 900 people worldwide.

About Valmet

Valmet is the world’s leading supplier and developer of process technology, automation solutions and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions, we serve an even wider customer base in the process industry. Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers, committed to their success – every day. The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record of continuous improvement and innovation.