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Metso to supply tissue line to Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti

Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to the Italian Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti group. The tissue line will be installed at Montargis in France. The line will be started up in the second quarter of 2011. The value of the order that was received in April will not be disclosed.

Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line with stock preparation equipment and an Advantage DCT 200 tissue machine including an OptiFlo II TIS multi-layer headbox, a Metso Yankee cylinder, an Advantage AirCap hood, an Advantage WetDust dust management system and an Advantage SoftReel reel. The production line will be optimized to enhance final product quality and save energy. The delivery will also comprise an extensive Metso automation package including metsoDNA machine, process and integrated drive controls, as well as a PaperIQ Select quality control system with an IQScanner-i scanner and an IQFiber sensor.

With a width of 5.6 m and an operating speed of 1,900 m/min, the new production line will produce 60-70,000 tons a year of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades. The raw material for the new line will be virgin pulp.

Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti is headquartered in Lucca, Italy, and operates mills in Italy, Spain and Poland with a combined capacity of 400,000 tons a year, has a turnover of more than EUR 500 million and around 1,000 employees. The group has been present in France since 1999 through its sales organization based in Paris.

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:

Jan Erikson, Vice President, Sales, Tissue business line, Metso Tel. +46 70 517 14 90, jan.erikson(at)metso.com

Johan Björn, Sales Manager, Tissue business line, Metso Tel. +46 703 17 1216, johan.bjorn(at)metso.com