Metso Completes Acquisition of Pacific International's Blade Unit
Nov. 17, 2009 - Metso said that it has completed the acquisition of the coater, creping and doctor blade business of Pacific International, a division of Pacific/Hoe Saw&Knife Company, located in Portland, Oregon.
The acquisition will complement Metso's technology offering with ceramic coated blades, the company said.
Pacific manufactures machinery and equipment for the wood products and paper products industries. The company employs about 150 people, 17 of which currently work for the Pacific International division.
Metso said that it has relocated the employees to a new state-of the-art facility located in Clackamas, Oregon.
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