Indian integrated pulp and paper mill, Star Paper Mills Limited, recently signed a three-year agreement with Valmet, for supplying and service of Screen Baskets. This is the third extension of the long term agreement between Star Paper and Valmet.
May 3, 2023
Star Paper Mills Limited has signed a three-year agreement with Valmet to provide the supply and service of Valmet Screen Baskets. This is the third extension of the agreement and the renewed agreement includes the supply of ten Valmet Screen Baskets NL for DC 8 screens and six Valmet Screen Baskets NL for FS 40 screens. Valmet’s Screen Basket extends the lifetime of screen baskets through its durable design, which helps to reduce screening costs and, eventually, the total cost of ownership.
Star Paper’s partnership with Valmet through a long-term agreement allows Star Paper to prioritize their process and production improvement rather than technical concerns. Moreover, the agreement ensures prompt delivery times and regular visits of screen basket experts to evaluate basket performance during operation. Mr. Madhukar Mishra, Managing Director, Star Paper Mills Limited commented on this development, “Our target is to improve the competitiveness of our screening system by reducing screening costs and continuously enhancing screening efficiency. We have achieved tangible results since the first agreement with Valmet in 2015, achieving more lifetime of screen baskets. Longer lifetime leads to higher cost savings.”