Stock Exchange release December 21, 2007 12:30:00 PM CET

Metso supplies rebuilt white liquor plant for Mondi, Syktyvkar mill in Russia

Metso Paper will supply Mondi, Syktyvkar mill in Russia with a rebuilt white liquor plant. The rebuild will increase the capacity to 8 200 m3 of white liquor/day, improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions. The delivery will be completed in November 2008. The value of the order is EUR 23 million.
The rebuild includes complete basic engineering, detailed engineering of piping and layout, supply of recausticizing equipment, centrifuge for dregs dewatering, white liquor filtration, lime dewatering and new FLS lime kiln.
Mondi is a leading international paper and packaging group, with 34,000 employees across 112 sites in 34 countries. Mondi is one of the world's leading manufacturers of woodfree uncoated paper.
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.
Further information for the press, please contact:
Sven-Arne Damlin, Senior Vice President, Recausticizing, Metso Paper,
tel. +46 70 3952 700
Further information for investors, please contact:
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 20 484 3253
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