Metso rebuilds UPM Tervasaari Mill PM 8

Published Nov 25, 2010 14.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso will supply UPM’s Tervasaari Mill in Finland with a rebuild of their PM 8. The rebuild will increase the machine’s capacity by almost 30,000 tonnes annually. The installation work will start in March 2011 and the whole new capacity will come on stream during the second quarter of 2012. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed.

PM 8 produces label base papers. It was supplied by Valmet (currently Metso) in 1996 and Metso also supplied a major rebuild of it in 2006.

The UPM Tervasaari Paper Mill in Valkeakoski manufactures annually some 360,000 tonnes of label, envelope and kraft papers. The mill employs about 400 people.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

For more information, please contact:

Jari Vähäpesola, Senior Vice President, Paper Machines business unit, Paper business line, Metso, tel. +358 40 558 6555