Stock Exchange release April 28, 2005 10:02:11 AM CET

Metso to supply tissue line to Cellynne, USA

 
Metso Paper will supply a complete tissue making line to Cellynne Paper Converter in Haines City, Florida. The machine is scheduled to start production during the first quarter of 2006. The value of the Metso order is not disclosed.
 
The machine will represent the Advantage DCT100 tissue machine concept, and will have a wire width of 2.7 m and an operating speed of 2000 m/min. The order also comprises reel and roll handling systems and Metso Automation's quality and distributed control systems. The tissue line will produce daily up to 130 metric tons of high-quality facial, bathroom tissue and towel grades.
 
Cellynne Holdings is the largest independent paper converter in North America. The Company is primarily engaged in the conversion of jumbo parent rolls into smaller, more commercially usable paper products, such as toilet tissue and paper towels.
 
Metso is a global technology corporation serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries. In 2004, the net sales of Metso Corporation were approx. EUR 4 billion, and it has some 22,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Metso's shares are listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.