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Metso to supply complete front end system for high density fiber board plant to SWEDSPAN Polska in Poland

Metso will supply a complete front end system for ultra-thin fiber board production to SWEDSPAN Polska, Poland. The system will be installed at the company’s mill in Bielsk Podlaski, northeast of Warsaw. The delivery of the system will start in the fall of 2010. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Metso’s scope of delivery will comprise a complete front end system from the woodyard to the EVO Defibrator system. Furthermore, the delivery will include electrical and process control systems, steel structures, as well as installation for the complete scope of supply. The system will deliver high quality fiber at lowest possible production cost and environmental impact.

SWEDSPAN Polska sp. z. o. o. is part of the international SWEDSPAN Group and will set up a mill for ultra-thin HDF (high density fiber) boards in the Bielsk Podlaski region in Poland. The SWEDSPAN Group was formed as a spin-off from IKEA’s in-house furniture maker Swedwood in 2008.

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 26,500 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com

For more information, please contact:

Mattias Erixon, Deputy General Manager, Sales, Fiber business line, Metso Tel. +46 60 16 57 27 Markus Johnsson, General Manager, Sales, Fiber business line, Metso Tel. + 46 60 16 53 76