Stock Exchange release February 14, 2006 10:31:03 AM CET
Metso to rebuild a board machine for Mondi Swiecie in Poland
Metso Paper will supply Mondi Packaging Swiecie S.A. in Poland with a rebuild to change their sack paper machine into kraftliner production. The rebuilt machine is scheduled to start up in June 2007. The value of the order is more than EUR 10 million.
The rebuilt PM 1 will have a capacity of 180,000 tpy, and it will produce light weight kraftliner and extra top liner grades.
Mondi Packaging is one of the world's leading packaging companies. With 105 plants and 16,000 employees, it achieved a turnover of EUR 2,831 million in 2004. The Swiecie mill, located 140 km south of Gdansk, has five machines with a total production capacity of approximately 800,000 tpy.
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Its 22 000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
For further information, please contact:
Jouko Aula, Senior Vice President, Board Machinery Technology and Process Solutions, Metso Paper, tel. +358 40 542 8013