Press release October 26, 2010 04:45:00 PM CET

Metso to supply tissue line to Fujian HengLi Paper in China

Metso Corporation's press release on October 26, 2010 at 4:45 p.m. local time


Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to Fujian HengLi Paper Co., Ltd. in Nanan City, Fujian Province, China. The line will be started up in the third quarter of 2011. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The market value of a tissue production line of this type is in the range of EUR 15-20 million depending on the scope of the delivery and the production output. The most part of the order is included in Paper and Fiber Technology's Q3 orders received and the automation package in Energy and Environmental Technology's Q3 orders received.


Metso's delivery will comprise a complete production line with stock preparation equipment and a tissue machine including a multi-layer headbox, a Yankee cylinder, a hood, a dust management system and a reel. The delivery also features Metso's patented pressing technology. The production line will be optimized to enhance final product quality and save energy.


The delivery will also comprise an extensive automation package including
machine, process and integrated drive controls, as well as a quality control system.


The order follows the successful start-up of a Metso tissue machine at the company's Nanan mill in July 2006.


Fujian HengLi Paper Co., Ltd. is part of the HengLi Group. The HengLi Group is a leading Chinese producer of hygiene products with a nationwide sales and distribution network. The Group, which has grown steadily for several years, has nine branch companies in different provinces in China and twelve provincial agencies.


Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.


Further information for the press, please contact:


Anders Björn, President, Metso Paper Karlstad AB, Tissue business line, Metso, tel. +46 705 1713 38


Leif Forsberg, Senior Vice President, Tissue business line, Metso, tel. +46 705 17 13 10

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