Metso Paper delivers equipment to SCA’s recausticizing plant in Munksund, Sweden

Published Jan 17, 2008 16.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso Paper will deliver equipment to SCA’s pulp mill in Munksund, outside Piteå in Sweden. The value of the order is approx. EUR 3 million and the modernization will enable a major capacity increase of the recausticizing plant. Planned start-up for the new equipment is January 2009.

A new white liquor filter and a new green liquor cooling system will be installed.

‘This is our second order in a short period of time’, says Sven-Arne Damlin, new SVP since December 2007, for the business unit Recausticizing.

The order includes delivery of equipment and engineering of layout and piping. Good working environment and low energy consumption have been emphasized in this project.

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA is a global consumer goods and paper company that develops, produces and markets personal care products, tissue, packaging solutions, publication papers and solid-wood products. Sales are conducted in some 90 countries. SCA has annual sales in excess of SEK 101 billion (approx. EUR 11 billion) and production facilities in more than 40 countries. SCA had approximately 51,000 employees at the beginning of 2007. SCA shares are traded on the Stockholm, London and New York stock exchanges.

Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately EUR 5 billion. Its more than 26,000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and mineral s processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.

For more information: Sven-Arne Damlin, SVP Recausticizing, Metso Paper Tel. + 46 70 39 52 700,