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Metso Contracted to Relocate Two Paper Machines

Oct. 26, 2009 - Metso said that it has received an order from Shandong Huatai Paper Stock Co., Ltd. for a relocation of two paper machines to the company's subsidiary mills in China.

The exact value of the work was not disclosed, but Metso said the typical market value of this type of relocation project services is less than EUR 10 million.

According to Metso, Mondi Group's fine paper machine in Szolnok, Hungary, will be relocated to the Anqing mill of Anhui Huatai Forest Pulp & Paper in Anhui province. The scope of this work includes a modernization of the machine control system as well as mill engineering services. The start-up of the relocated machine is scheduled for the first half of 2011.

Qiqihar Paper Mill's newsprint machine in Heilongjiang province, will be relocated to Guangdong Huatai Paper in Xinhui, Guangdong province. The start-up of the relocated line is scheduled for the end of 2010.

Anhui Huatai Forest Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. and Guangdong Huatai Paper Co., Ltd. are part of Shandong Huatai Paper Stock Co., Ltd. Shandong Huatai Paper produces newsprint, uncoated fine paper, coated art paper and tissue with an annual capacity exceeding 1.8 million tonnes.

SOURCE: Metso




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