Pulp and Paper

VTEK has successfully completed projects in the Lumber and Pulp & Paper industries. VTEK can offer technical optimization at these facilities through engineered solutions as listed below:

  • Equipment design from conceptual to detailed engineering
  • Define equipment requirements and specifications
  • Equipment selection and procurement
  • Buildings and infrastructure design
  • Integration with existing infrastructure and facilities
  • reliability and maintenance program
  • Operation and productivity improvements analysis
  • Identify, assess, and assist in technical optimisation opportunities
  • Manage and integrate sustaining capital programs into operational plans
  • Construction management and commissioning of equipment
  • VTEK can provide engineering support at a variety of Lumber mills, producing the following types of products:
    • Lumber
    • Veneer, plywood, particleboard and oriented strand board (OSB)
    • Wood pellets and wood composites (or engineered wood)
  • VTEK can provide engineering support in installation of the following primary equipment in the Pulp & Paper facilities:
    • Fourdrinier machines, pulpers, digesters, refiners
    • Chippers, chip processors and other specialized machinery for processing pulp and forming paper
  • Secondary operations equipment such as:
    • Sizing, calendaring, glazing, saturation, coating
    • Folding, corrugating, perforating, slitting, and sheeting machines.

Pulp & Paper Engineering Capabilities

VTEK can provide engineering and project management for the pulp and paper industry and is been relied upon as a strategic advisor to many clients across Canada for over 20 years. Our skilled team of industry specialists, engineers, and designers have hands-on experience in all aspects of industrial manufacturing, with a wealth of people with mill operations and maintenance experience. We manage all aspects of our clients’ needs from concept development, strategic planning, design, project implementation and commissioning. Through our extensive process and energy integration capability, we can identify opportunities to lower production costs, and optimize energy usage and power production. Through our experience with retrofit and remote projects, we have become very efficient at executing our work cost effectively with a high level of quality.