Stock Exchange release November 2, 2007 09:30:00 AM CET

Metso to supply doorskin line to Tever MDF in Turkey

Metso Panelboard, a part of Metso Paper business area, will deliver the equipment for a high-density fiberboard line for doorskin production to Tever MDF, Turkey. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the order. The delivery and the start-up are scheduled for 2008.
The delivery will include all main equipment for fiber preparation, drying, forming and pressing, and a complete panelhandling solution. Metso Panelboard will also supply the engineering services, such as installation and start-up supervision. The line will produce 11 million doorskins per year.
The line, which will be based on softwood as raw material, will be installed at Tever's plant in Velikoy Industrial Estate, Tekirdag, Turkey. The produced doorskins will be distributed for both domestic and export markets in Europe and Middle East.
Tever MDF operates four production lines on two Turkish sites as well as glue production and lamination line. This is Metso's first doorskin production line delivery to Tever MDF and also the first using Metso doorskin technology in Turkey.
Metso Panelboard is the leading global supplier of doorskin production lines.
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately EUR 5 billion. Its more than 26,000 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:
Åke Sundbergh, Sales Director, Fiberboard Division, Metso Panelboard,
tel. +46 60 16 54 53            
Paul-Erik Toivo, Sr. VP, Marketing and Sales Development, Metso Panelboard,
tel. +358 40 821 3737

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