Manufacturing line for Nimax™ screen baskets inaugurated in Grästorp, Sweden

Published Dec 19, 2003 10.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso Paper inaugurated a new manufacturing line for screen baskets on Tuesday, December 16. The line in Grästorp, Sweden, will produce modern wedge-wire screen basket technology to be sold under the Nimax brand. The new manufacturing line ensures a quick delivery time and premium quality for Nimax screen baskets. The inauguration ceremony included a customer seminar and a tour of the manufacturing line.

Nimax is currently being introduced on the market. Nimax screen baskets provide increased production and improved pulp quality. The new basket also features a long lifetime and excellent dynamic strength, which reduce screening costs. The modern manufacturing facilities and Metso Paper’s extensive screening know-how guarantee that Nimax screen baskets fulfill the quality and performance requirements. Nimax technology is a platform for Metso Paper’s future screen basket products.

Metso Corporation is a global supplier of process industry machinery and systems, as well as know-how and aftermarket services. The Corporation's core businesses are fiber and paper technology (Metso Paper), rock and mineral processing (Metso Minerals) and automation and control technology (Metso Automation). In 2002, the net sales of Metso Corporation were EUR 4.7 billion and the personnel totaled approximately 28,500. Metso Corporation is listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.

More information: Sami Backman, General Manager, Screen Products tel. +46 514 589 01