Metso Paper supplies Minfeng Special Paper of China with OptiLoad calender

Published June 18, 2003 13.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso Paper has signed a contract with Minfeng Special Paper in China to supply a 7-roll OptiLoad calender. The calender will be used with a 3.5-meter-wide Voith paper machine, which produces label paper.

Minfeng Special Paper Co., Ltd. is China’s largest producer of specialty papers. In addition to specialty printing paper grades, the company produces papers used in the cigarette industry. Minfeng is listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. The mill is located in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, approx. 150 km southwest of Shanghai.

Metso Corporation is a global supplier of process industry machinery and systems. The Corporation's fiber and paper technology business area, Metso Paper, is the world's leading supplier of technology, systems and equipment for the pulp and paper industries. Metso's other core businesses are divided between Metso Minerals (rock and mineral processing) and Metso Automation (automation and control technology). 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: Markus Veikkola Sales Manager, Metso Paper tel. +358 40 5394502