Zellstoff Celgar, a major supplier of market kraft pulp, located in Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, has placed an order with Metso for a next-generation automatic pulp laboratory. With the new equipment, the mill will be able to improve its pulp testing capabilities to better meet its customer quality needs. The automatic pulp laboratory will be installed in July 2014.
"We were convinced by Metso's proven technology and ability to support us locally with their North American service teams," says Scott Spencer, Manager, Strategic Development, Zellstoff Celgar.
Metso will supply a Pulp Expert automatic pulp laboratory with consistency, freeness, tensile, dirt, brightness and High-Definition fiber and shive measurements as well as a proprietary Quality Assurance Tracking program to maximize the use of the measurements.
Metso has the world's widest scope of automation solutions and services for the pulp and paper industry - from single measurements to mill-wide turnkey automation projects. It is the market leader in quality control systems as well as in control and on-off valves for this industry sector. The company also holds a market-leading position in pulp performance optimization with its advanced Kappa analyzers and inline sensors. Metso's system-independent solutions help customers lower their operating and maintenance costs.