Metso Paper renews maintenance agreement with Nordic Paper

Published Jan 23, 2007 15.00.00 +2 GMT

The Metso-owned Scandinavian Mill Service (SMS) has renewed the maintenance agreement made in 2002 with Nordic Paper’s mills in Säffle, Sweden and Greåker, Norway. With the new agreement, SMS not only takes full responsibility for maintenance, but is also committed to common targets to maximize the mills’ production.

Nordic Paper is the world's largest manufacturer of greaseproof paper. The two mills employ a total of 310 people.

SMS, which is jointly owned by Metso Paper and Metso Automation, operates and develops pulp and paper industry maintenance. The company employs close to 500 people at 8 locations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, the Czech Republic and Spain.

Metso is a global engineering corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Metso's 22,000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and select other industries.

For more information, please contact: Ari Mankki Managing Director, Scandinavian Mill Service Tel. +358 40 582 1408