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Metso Paper to supply nonwoven line rebuild to Glatfelter in Germany

Metso Paper will supply a nonwoven line rebuild to Glatfelter Composite Fibers Business Unit in Gernsbach, Germany. The value of the order, part of Glatfelter’s investment project of USD 10 million, is not disclosed.

The line will be rebuilt at the end of the second quarter of 2008 and will be started up again early in the third quarter of 2008.

The rebuild includes a new pick-up transfer section and a Honeycomb through-air dryer for the mill’s PM 11.

Headquartered in York, PA, USA, Glatfelter is a global manufacturer of specialty papers and engineered products. The company is a world leader in tea and coffee filtration paper products. International operations include facilities in Germany, France, UK, and the Philippines. The company employs over 3,800 persons worldwide.

Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2007 net sales of over EUR 6 billion. Its almost 27,000 employees in approximately 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries. www.metso.com

For more information, please contact: Joseph Rueher International Sales Manager, Tissue business line, Metso Paper Tel. +1 207 571 5762, mobile +1 207710 6320

Donald Beaumont VP North American Operations, Tissue business line, Metso Paper Tel. +1 207 571 5703, mobile +1 207 229 2706