Metso Paper rebuilds Stora Enso's paper machine in Kotka, Finland

Published Nov 19, 2002 15.24.00 +2 GMT

Metso Paper will rebuild the paper machine of Stora Enso Magazine Papers in Kotka, Finland. The rebuild focuses at improving the paper quality and increasing the capacity by increased running speed. The rebuilt machine, turning out MFC magazine paper, will start up in October 2003. The value of the order amounts to 15 MEUR.

The delivery comprises, among other things, a new OptiFlo headbox, rebuild of OptiFormer HR wire section and modification of SymPress II press section.

MFC is on-line matt calandered, coated magazine paper which is used eg. in specialty magazines. The MFC of the Kotka mill (SolarisPress) features high bulk and high printed surface gloss.

Metso Paper units in Jyväskylä, Järvenpää, Turku and Valkeakoski as well as Metso Automation in Tampere will participate in the delivery.

More information: Mr. Kyösti Mononen, Senior Sales Manager, Paper Making Machines Tel. +358 20 482 6022, mobile phone +358 40 581 6728