Metso supplies pulp mill equipment for Eldorado Celulose e Papel in Brazil

Metso Corporation’s press release February 1, 2011 at 12:15 p.m. local time

Metso will supply a new recovery boiler and evaporation plant for Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A.’s new greenfield pulp mill investment in Brazil. The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be included in Energy and Environmental Technology’s Q4/2010 orders received. The start-up of the new plant is scheduled for Q4/2012.

The RECOX recovery boiler will be the largest on the American continent, with capacity of 6.800 tons of dry solids per day (tDS/day) and steam generation of 308 kg/s. The evaporation plant will be the largest single line evaporation plant in the world, with 6 thermal stages and capacity of 1600 tons per hour.

“The capacity and features of the equipment supplied by Metso relate not only to the return on investment, but also to the search for solutions that bring high technology to sustainable industrial processes. An example is the recovery boiler supplied by Metso, which represents a clean-energy-generating process using a renewable raw material – in this case, eucalyptus biomass residues,” says Carlos Monteiro, Industrial Director, Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A.

Metso has achieved a very strong position as supplier of recovery technology in the recent greenfield pulp mills projects in Brazil. “The order reinforces Metso’s leading position as a supplier of extra large size recovery boilers and recovery lines for the global pulping industry”, says Kai Mäenpää, Vice President, Capital Projects, Power business line, Metso.

Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A. is a newly established pulp company and a newcomer in the pulp and paper industry, but already has plans to build three parallel pulp lines to produce a total of 5 million tons per year when the project is complete. The company is owned by J&F Holding and MCL Enterprises, most notably known for business in the food segment.

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.

Further information for the press, please contact: Celso Tacla, President, Metso Paper South America Ltda., tel. +55 41 3341-4403 Kai Mäenpää, Vice President, Capital Projects, Power business line, tel. +358 20 141 2410