Valmet to upgrade recovery boiler at Fibre Excellence mill in Provence

Valmet will provide a recovery boiler upgrade for the Fibre Excellence Provence mill in Tarascon, Southern France.

Tarascon-sur-Ariege, France.
Tarascon-sur-Ariege, France. - Image © JackF - Adobe Stock.

The recovery boiler upgrade is necessary for the optimal performance of the mill’s new evaporation unit that will be started up by the end of this year. The modernization will also support the future capacity increase of the mill.

The Valmet delivery includes the design, manufacturing, installation, and start-up support for a modern secondary air system with related equipment and pressure parts, a primary air preheater, black liquor preheaters and related piping, as well as black liquor pumps and related piping.

Fibre Excellence manages pulp production, biomass energy production and timber harvesting activities in Southern France. At its Provence mill located in Tarascon, Fibre Excellence produces around 250,000 tons of pulp per year for filter paper, hygiene and packaging products.