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Metso to supply recausticizing plant rebuild to Stora Enso Skoghall in Sweden

Published Oct 04, 2013 12.36.25 +2 GMT

Metso will supply an upgrade of the existing recausticizing plant at Stora Enso Skoghall in Sweden. The start-up is scheduled in October 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

“The investment project Pulp Mill Improvement at Skoghall mill includes as a vital part an upgrade of the recausticizing plant. The objective of the project is to increase the pulp production and reduce variable costs in line with the continuous program for improved cost efficiency of the Skoghall mill integrate”, says Carl-Johan Albinsson, Mill Manager at Stora Enso Skoghall.

The order is included in Metso’s Pulp, Paper and Power second quarter 2013 orders received.

Technical information
The scope of supply includes a PDW filter and a rebuild of the lime kiln with a flash dryer. Metso’s delivery is EPC excluding civil construction. 

The PDW filter with auxiliary equipment is a preparation for a future capacity increase of the plant. The lime kiln rebuild, which is the first done under the Metso brand, consist of a new flash dryer and an addition to the existing ESP with a new section.

Stora Enso is the global rethinker of the paper, biomaterials, wood products and packaging industry. The Group has some 28 000 employees in more than 35 countries worldwide, and is a publicly traded company listed in Helsinki and Stockholm. Skoghall Mill is one of the world's biggest manufacturers of paperboard for packaging foodstuffs. It develop and produce board for packaging liquids, e.g. juice, milk and wine, and dry foodstuffs

Metso’s pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes, machinery, equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. Our offering and experience cover the entire process life cycle including new production lines, rebuilds and services. 

As of January 2014, Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business will serve its customers with an even more focused and competitive approach as an independent, listed company, Valmet Corporation.

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Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries contribute to sustainability and deliver profitability to customers worldwide. Metso’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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For further information, please contact:
Thomas Malmqvist, Sales Manager, Fiber business line, Metso, tel. +46 70 310 53 22

Hans Olsson, Vice President, Sales, Fiber business line, Metso, tel. +46 70 683 66 19