Metso Paper to rebuild tissue machine at SCA Lilla Edet in Sweden

Published Mar 26, 2007 16.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso Paper will rebuild the PM 7 tissue machine at SCA Hygiene Products AB, Edet Mill in Lilla Edet, Sweden. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Start-up is scheduled for November 2007.

The rebuild comprises a new 16' (4,875 mm) Metso Yankee dryer, new Advantage AirCap Yankee hood including air system and heat recovery system, minor rebuilds to the wet end, press & Yankee section, and sheet transfer section including a TailThreader TIS tail threading system. The purpose for the rebuild is to increase drying capacity and operating speed.

PM 7 is a Beloit C-former built in 1967, which has been rebuilt several times. Reel trim width is 3410 mm, the original Yankee dryer was 15' (4,572 mm) and speed 1,500 m/min.

The order includes complete dismantling, installation and start-up service.

Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately EUR 5 billion. Its 25,500 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.

For more information, please contact: Magnus U. Eriksson Sales Manager Tissue Business Line, Metso Paper Tel. +46 54 17 14 29, mobile +46 70317 14 90

Jan Erikson VP, Sales Tissue Business Line, Metso Paper Tel. +46 54 17 14 90, mobile +46 705 17 14 90