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Fortum Suomenoja improves district heating network stability and reduces heat losses


Greatly fluctuating supply water temperatures and their subsequent negative effect on network durability presented a challenge at the Fortum Suomenoja CHP plant located on the coast of the Baltic Sea in Espoo, Finland. Metso’s pioneering district heating network control optimization solution provided the cure. Read more

The world’s first oblique icebreaking vessel “BALTIKA” chooses Metso DNA


Baltika is the first ship ever to break ice sideways and to make a 50-meter-wide channel in the ice. Usually, two conventional icebreakers are needed to make a similar channel. The innovation has been built at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. The vessel represents the latest maritime technology and has Metso’s latest automation technology onboard. Read more

SAICA boosts capability with Metso Automation


Just one step inside the machine hall at Saica’s virtually brand new EUR 360 million containerboard mill at Partington, near the city of Manchester in the UK, reveals to the visitor that this mill is run with precision and pride. Minute attention to detail is simply part of everyday life here. Even the floor shines, and PM 11, the gleaming centrepiece of the whole operation, is possibly one of the quietest paper machines in the business – as well as being one of the most automated. Read more

Metso's automation launches global best practices for site visits


High equipment availability is essential for the profitability of every plant. An Automation Services site visit by Metso service experts, whether part of a scheduled maintenance program or in response to an unexpected failure, can ensure minimum downtime and a rapid return to normal production. In addition to the high level of professional competence required from our experts, Automation Services has established a best practices process to ensure that each site visit makes use of best possib... Read more

Control center upgrade for 190MW multi-unit power plant in Tanzania


Metso delivered a custom engineered distributed control system to integrate IPP operation of a mixed fleet of gas turbine units that make up the 190MW Ubungo power plant. Read more