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Metso to rebuild Dong Il Paper’s containerboard machine with SymBelt shoe press

Metso will rebuild the PM 1 containerboard machine at the Ansan mill of Dong Il Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd. in South Korea. The start-up of the rebuilt 4.1-m-wide containerboard machine is scheduled for the second quarter of 2010. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

The scope of Metso’s delivery includes a rebuild of the press section with a SymBelt shoe press and a modernization of the sizer. The PM 1 press rebuild at the Ansan mill will be the fifth Metso SymBelt shoe press delivery to Dong Il Paper. PM 1 produces coated white top liner and linerboard in the basis weight range of 160 to 230 g/m2.

Dong Il Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a privately-owned paper company established in South Korea in 1986. The company has three paper machines producing various containerboard grades such as liner, testliner and corrugated medium.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 28,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com

For further information, please contact: Hannu T Pietilä, Vice President, Sales, Paper business line, Metso Tel. +358 40 503 4085