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Metso to Deliver Fine Paper Machine to China

April 16, 2008 - Metso Paper said that it will supply a fine paper machine to Fujian Nanping Paper Co., Ltd. in China.

The value of the order is around EUR 50 million, Metso said.

Metso's delivery will include a complete paper machine from headbox to reel, with related air systems. Metso Automation will supply quality management system including cross directional and machine directional controls.

The paper machine will have a wire width of 5.8 meters and a design speed of 1, 400 m/min. Production capacity will be nearly 800 tons per day of uncoated fine paper.

Start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2009.

Fujian Nanping Paper is one of the largest paper producers in the Fujian province. The company currently operates three paper machines at Nanping millsite with an annual paper making capacity of around 300,000 tons.

SOURCE: Metso Paper




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