Description: BillerudKorsnäs is a leading provider of renewable packaging material. They create smarter packaging solutions, excite millions of consumers and contribute to a sustainable future for generations to come. BillerudKorsnäs Gävle is situated in middle of Sweden in the city Gävle. This production site has a production capacity of 700 000 tonnes/year and more than 900 employees work here. The main products that are produced at the site are Liquid packaging board and WTL (White Top Layer board). The turnover of Billerud group is 20970 MSEK 2014, corresponding to approximately 2200 M€.
Main tasks in FUDIPO: PUBL will develop the feed forward control (like MPC in an open source environment) for the digester lines 1 and 2 at Billerud-korsnas Gävle. This will be combined also with process and sensor diagnostics. The open source environment must be robust and use friendly and easy to convert to other applications like bleaching reactors.
Personnel involved: Olle Steffner, Director IP Management, works with Digitalization Strategy as a special assignment.