Metso Corporation's press release on October 7, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. local time
Metso will supply two board machines to Liansheng Paper Industry (Longhai) Co., Ltd. to its mill in Longhai City in Fujian Province on the southeast coast of China. The start-up of both machines is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The order is included in Paper and Fiber Technology's Q3 orders received.
Metso's delivery will include two board machines. The combined annual capacity of the two machines will be about 800,000 tonnes. One of the new machines will produce testliner and the other will produce fluting. Both machines utilize new technology in machine building, design and operation.
Liansheng Paper Industry (Longhai) Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Fujian Liansheng Paper Co., Ltd. In 2009, Fujian Liansheng Paper ordered a containerboard machine from Metso to its Zhangzhou mill. The new order for two machines to the Longhai mill further emphasizes the good co-operation between Fujian Liansheng Paper and Metso.
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. www.metso.com
Further information for the press, please contact:
Hannu T. Pietilä, Vice President, Sales, Paper business line, Metso, tel. +358 40 503 4085