Metso to Supply Slab Press and Baling Line Rebuild for AS Estonian Cell

Nov. 28, 2012 - Metso said that it will supply a new slab press and a baling line rebuild for AS Estonian Cell in Kunda, Estonia.

The value of the order was not disclosed.

According to Metso, the upgrade project will enable AS Estonian Cell to continuously produce high-quality bleached aspen BCTMP and improve availability of existing equipment.

Metso’s delivery will include design, supply and erection of the equipment including a slab press and a partial baling line.

The project will also include relocation of existing machinery to enable Estonian Cell to make full use of their new equipment.

The new slab press and upgraded baling line will produce over 500 air dried tonnes of bleached aspen BCTMP per day.

Start-up is scheduled for July 2013.

AS Estonian Cell belongs to Heinzel Group, headquartered in Vienna, Austria. The mill is located in Estonia and engages in manufacture and sale of bleached aspen BCTMP mainly to European market. The company has 85 employees with a net sales of about EUR 70 million.