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Metso to Supply Two Complete Tissue Lines to China

June 17, 2010 - Metso said that it will supply two complete tissue production lines to Shanghai Orient Champion Paper Co., Ltd. in China.

According to Metso, one of the lines will feature an Advantage DCT 100+ tissue machine and the other an Advantage DCT 135+ machine, with a joint capacity of 70,000 tons per year.

The specific value of the order ws not disclosed, but Metso said the combined market value of two tissue production lines of this type is about EUR 15-25 million.

Both production lines will be installed at Shanghai Orient's tissue mill in Jinshan outside Shanghai.

The first line is scheduled to start up in the second quarter of 2011 and the second in the fourth quarter of 2011.

After the installation of the two lines, the total capacity at the Jinshan mill will double from 70,000 to 140,000 tpy.

Shanghai Orient currently operates the Jinshan mill with six smaller tissue machines and converting lines.

Shanghai Orient Champion Paper is part of the CIMIC Group, which operates companies in various businesses.

SOURCE: Metso




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