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Metso to supply board making technology to Cheng Loong Corporation in Taiwan

Metso Corporation's press release March 24, 2010 at 1 p.m. EET

Metso will supply board making technology for Cheng Loong Corporation for their new containerboard production line at Hou-Li paper mill in Taiwan. The production line is scheduled to start up in the second quarter of 2011. The value of the order exceeds EUR 20 million.

Metso’s delivery will include three ValFlo headboxes for the 3-ply liner machine with an IQDilution Pro dilution profiling system for the back ply, a ValPress press section and a ValSizer film size press. The dryer section will be equipped with an IQAquaPro moisturizing unit for web moisture profile control.

The daily production capacity of the 7.25-m-wide (wire) PM 10 is up to 1,400 tonnes of kraft top and testliner in the basis weight range of 100-280 g/m2 at a maximum running speed of 1,000 m/min.

Established in 1959, Cheng Loong Corporation has four paper mills and five paper box plants in Taiwan. The company’s annual production capacity of paper and paperboard is approx. 1.8 million tons.

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 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com

For more information, please contact:

Hannu T. Pietilä, Vice President, Sales, Paper business line, Metso Tel. +358 40 503 4085, hannu.t.pietila(at)metso.com