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Metso Paper Buys UK-Based Bender Machine Services

July 19, 2007 - Metso Paper said that it has acquired Bender Holdings Limited and its subsidiary companies in United Kingdom.

The purchase price was not disclosed.

Bender provides mill site services, thermal spraying and grinding of cylinders, and workshop services for tissue, paper and board machine rolls and ancillary equipment.

Bender Machine Services' primary operations in the UK and in the U.S., with headquarters in Darwen, UK. The company employs 97 people and had net sales of GBP 16 million (approx. EUR 24 million) in 2006.

SOURCE: Metso Corp.




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