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Metso to Supply Fiber Prep Line in Ukraine

Oct. 16, 2008 - Metso said that it will supply a new fiber preparation line to Siempelkamp Group for installation at Art Progress MDF (medium density fiberboard) plant in Ukraine.

The value of the order is under EUR 10 million.

According to Metso, the greenfield MDF plant will be the first in Ukraine with a continuous press and an EVO Defibrator system, designed for production of 37 tons/hour of unresinated fiber. The raw material is of 100 % pine and the end product is sanded MDF in a thickness span of 3-40 mm.

The scope of the order includes a debarking drum, a disc chipper, chip silos for storage of chips, a chip screen, a chip washer, a defibrator system, process automation as well as erection supervision, start-up and commissioning.

Start-up is scheduled for January 2010.

SOURCE: Metso Corp.




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