Metso to Deliver Coated Paper Machine to China
Aug. 7, 2009 - Metso said that it will supply a large coated fine paper machine to Shouguang MeiLun Paper Co., Ltd.in Shouguang, Shandong province, China.
Shouguang MeiLun Paper is part of Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited, one of the biggest paper producers in China.
The total value of the order is approx. EUR 150 million, Metso said.
The delivery will include a complete OptiConcept paper making line for high quality coated woodfree paper from headbox to reel as well as two winders, Metso said.
The wire width of the paper machine is 11,150 mm, Metso added
The machine's capacity was not disclosed.
Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2011.
In 2008, Shandong Chenming Paper had a paper production capacity of over 3 million tons, a turnover of over EUR 2.0 billion and 17,000 employees.