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Metso to Supply Fine Paper Machine to APRIL Fine Paper in China

July 15, 2010 - Metso said that it will supply a fine paper production line to APRIL Fine Paper (Guangdong) Co. Ltd., to the company’s mill in Xin Hui, Guangdong province, China.

The value of the order was not disclosed, but Metso said a typical market value of this size of a production line is about EUR 80-120 million depending on the scope of the delivery.

Metso’s delivery will include a complete production line for woodfree uncoated paper including a stock preparation system, an OptiConcept paper machine, two WinDrum L winders and an extensive automation package.

The annual production capacity of the new 8.65-m-wide PM 11 will be 450,000 tonnes.

The paper machine design speed is 1,800 m/min., Metso said

Metso will also supply a machine clothing package for the entire production line.

Start-up of the new production line is scheduled for the last quarter of 2011.

SOURCE: Metso




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